Tag Archives: Edinburgh

Gatecrash Scheduled for 1st July

I’m delighted to be able to say that my new thriller novel, GATECRASH, will be published on 1st July 2017. It will be available through all the usual online outlets, including Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Apple iBooks, OverDrive, Scribd, … Continue reading

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‘Living Leith’ Delayed

I spent last Saturday with my wife in both a professional capacity as well as a social one. I’ll cover the professional part first. I’m still on the hunt for a suitable front cover for my forthcoming poetry chapbook, LIVING … Continue reading

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Missing the Book Festival

The Edinburgh International Book Festival is a week old, kicking off at Charlotte Square last Saturday and by all accounts, it’s going well in what is its 50th year. I say “by all accounts” because so far this year, I’ve … Continue reading

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A Bit Of A Maddy

Took a bit of a maddy yesterday. I had a 9:30 meeting in Ratho on the very western edge of Edinburgh and managed to get there 1 hour and 10 minutes late. I TOTALLY buggered up the buses and managed … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day

Image: Slate.com Happy Groundhog Day! Although this is mainly an American and Canadian custom, I love the whole idea of it. Punxsutawney Phil comes out and if he sees his shadow, we get six more weeks of winter. As it … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Everybody and December Wrap-Up

Image: PSD Graphics Happy New Year everybody! It’s great to be back blogging again. My new year break is one time of the year when my blogging is at its lowest because I down tools completely to spend time with … Continue reading

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Christmas Headaches

Image: News.com.au I was into everything over the weekend—everything! Not only did I get through a ton of Christmas cleaning, DIY work, TV and gadget fixing, and writing work, but I also managed a Day Job Xmas bash, and a … Continue reading

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