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Illustrated Edition of ‘Silly Poems for Wee People’ Now Available

Image: Chas Stramash Silly Poems for Wee People (Illustrated) Yesterday saw the launch of the illustrated edition of my popular kids’ poetry book, SILLY POEMS FOR WEE PEOPLE. Published under my pseudonym, Chas Stramash, the book is 38 pages long … Continue reading

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Time is Tight and the Scotrail Fiasco Rumbles On

Image: FoxNoMad Tight with Time Things are starting to get tight with time and for once it’s NOT to do with the eternal battle between the day job and my writing career. This time, it’s Christmas versus DIY. The house … Continue reading

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Adam Ant and the Scottish Gales

Image: MusicFeeds.com Short Story Success There was one awesome piece of news that came through last week while I was off recuperating from my wisdom teeth extraction: 11 months after it was first submitted, my short story, REGRETS, was picked … Continue reading

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The Scotrail Sagas

Image: BBC Online I felt quite ruffled yesterday. Having to be in Glasgow last night disrupted my planned schedule of events big time, and I felt frustrated with things all day. It meant I could get no work done at … 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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How To Piss Off a Hungover Scot

Image: Matt Groening It’s been quite the few days. Two days in Glasgow full of fun and frolics, followed by a weekend of disruption and hard earned downtime, led me into this week feeling rather dishevelled. Monday, took a while … Continue reading

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Dear Green Place

Image: The Blag.com Glasgow was brilliant this weekend; family, laughter, food, drinks, and the weather held up, too. Not that it mattered once my posterior found its way onto my sister’s couch. It could have snowed a blizzard and I … Continue reading

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