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Phew! First Draft of New Crime Novel Written

Image: shirleyjacksonawards.org Haiku I think I mentioned it before, but if you missed it, clock over to the Trees for Life exhibition website and check out my Haiku. While there, why not also check out some of the fantastic paintings … Continue reading

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Why I’ll Never Be An Architect

Image: Random I thought I might delve a little deeper into my remark in yesterday’s post concerning the time I wanted to be an architect, to when it was abruptly halted after a fire in the centre of Glasgow. It’s … Continue reading

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Wee Bobby

Image: WordRidden Back in the swing today; no dodgy tummy, no feel crappy, although still not much of an appetite but I can live with that for now. And an early start meant high levels of creativity, particularly since I’ve … Continue reading

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Khushis No More

Image: Mike Byrne (BBC News) I woke up to the terrible news that the best Indian restaurant in Edinburgh and the venue of my work’s Christmas lunch last week, Kushis, burnt down last night. The building it’s located in just … Continue reading

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Dog Tired

I think I’m suffering from a spot of burn out. All the signs are there: not overly tired but unable to raise myself to get into anything for any length of time. It’s not like I haven’t been varying my … Continue reading

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