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A Night at the Edinburgh Literary Salon

Image: Edi City of Literature I took things about as easy as they could go yesterday morning. Slowly up and out of bed, slowly to the coffee shop, and slowly to consume my cappuccino. It was most enjoyable but it … Continue reading

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Day 10 at the Edinburgh Book Festival

Image: EdBookFest I was really quite tired yesterday after such an intensely enjoyable weekend at the Edinburgh Book Festival. It was back to the day job for 8am, clutching a bacon roll and black coffee and wishing I was up … Continue reading

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London and an Oral Saga

Image: Colin Galbraith Oral Hell I’ve been unable to write for around a week now. Things were good up to last Sunday night when I returned from London, then I visited the dental hospital in Edinburgh to have two wisdom … Continue reading

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Still Undecided in the Scottish Parliamentary Elections

Image: STV.tv The Scottish Elections It’s another sunny but chilly day over the Scottish capital. I think this contradiction in weather patterns has something to do with the Scottish Parliamentary Elections this week. Oh, hadn’t you heard? Yes, we Scots … Continue reading

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As Busy as a Mosquito in a Nudist Colony

Image: Unknown Thanks to everyone who downloaded the latest iteration of my free ebook, SELEKTION, in yesterday’s Poetry Superhighway 24 Hour Free-For-All. I’m delighted to say that my ebook came in as the 2nd most popular with 75 downloads, only … Continue reading

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A Fruitful Diversion

Image: Anders B. My weekend went nothing like I planned it. It all went wrong on Friday night and the crisis lasted until late last night, and yet – and YET – I still managed to have a highly productive, … Continue reading

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Tweet Meet #2

Image: WWW Oasis My day kicked off in blistering fashion yesterday, with an hour in a city centre coffee shop reading the paper and enjoying a lovely cappuccino. It’s the perfect way to start the week; stick an oasis in … Continue reading

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