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The Illustrated ‘Silly Poems for Wee People’ Edges Closer

Image: Chas Stramash The temperature was almost at freezing yesterday on the way to the day job. As good a reason as any then, to stop off via the coffee shop and warm myself up. I thought I might use … Continue reading

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Weekend Catch-Up

Image: 1000 Awesome Things And December is up and running! There’s a ton of work sitting in front of me right now in the lead up to the release of SLICK, so stay tuned as everything gathers pace towards the … Continue reading

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November, and Why It Rocks

November I love November. I love the shift from the unsettled weather of October, which can often have Scotland shivering under a bitter sky one minute then basking in warm sunshine the next. Technically, it’s classed as autumn, but it’s … Continue reading

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No Camping Allowed

Image: NZTourMaps.com New Sub Ready Out of the desire to get back into the flow of things with something substantial, and out of a nagging feeling that I’d missed something, I read through the full manuscript for GREENER IS THE … Continue reading

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Slow Saturday

Image: English Passport My daughter is away for the weekend so I allowed myself the luxury of a lie in yesterday morning. The fact that I had partaken in a pub crawl around the Royal Mile and Grassmarket the evening … 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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From Glasgow to London

Image: TortureCare.org.uk Giggidy Did you like yesterday’s video? Hilarious wee cat, eh? I had a fun time at the Jamiroquai gig on Wednesday night with my sister—as is usually the case when we crack open a tinny and go to … Continue reading

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Hillsborough Disaster Memories

Image: BBCNews Remember the 96 22 years ago today, 96 people lost their lives in one of Britain’s worst football tragedies in what became known as The Hillsborough Disaster. They were died at Hillsborough Stadium in an F.A. Cup game between … Continue reading

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Growing Stronger

Image: SuperheroUniverse.com New Fiction I finish up the writing of my new short story yesterday morning. A Good Heart is the first full short story I’ve written for quite some while and it felt good. In a strange way it … 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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