Tag Archives: Poetry

At the Starting Blocks

It took two hours of careful construction, but my new writing desk came into being on Friday evening. I’ve built a few items of furniture over the last week but this was the toughest, mainly because it was so large … Continue reading

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Gutting Fish

As you can probably tell, I’ve got a few things on the go. Which is good. One month ago I released BACCARA BURNING and it’s selling well. I’m very pleased considering it’s a sequel to an existing book I wrote … 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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What’s Up for 2013?

About the only thing I managed to do during the latter half of last year was put together a plan of work for the new 2012/13 writing year – that’s September onwards. Obviously, that’s been nothing short of a disaster … Continue reading

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Penicuik Arts Festival

I spent last Saturday at the Penicuik Arts Festival. I’d been invited by my friends James and Mhairi, both locals who have in the past taken an interest in my writing. i had two events: a ‘Meet the Author’ event … Continue reading

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GDRs: September’s Plan of Attack

Okay, so I’m nearly done with all my reviewing and planning, and it’s time to get down to work. So here’s September’s plan. Regular readers will notice it’s much, much smaller than of my previous years’ efforts, but at least … 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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