Tag Archives: Scottish weather

Manky Scotland

Image: Flickr A manky day, truly manky. It was below freezing for most of it, the overnight snow (yes, snow!) had iced up hard, and I nearly skidded onto my arse at least twice on my way into the day … Continue reading

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Onwards and Upwards

Image: Civil Society If you don’t like the wind and the rain, the last couple of days will have been utterly miserable for you here in Scotland. If, however, you quite enjoy the sound and effect of the wind and … Continue reading

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Setting Up Podcast Technology

Image: articalwiki.com Podcasting I had to be in the day job early doors yesterday so never got anything done prior to then, so I threw myself into getting the podcast software setup for the book festival project. I’m using a … 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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There’s Not a Herd of Wild Horses…

Image: FindingDulcinea.com The weather couldn’t quite decide what it wanted to do on my walk through Edinburgh yesterday. One minute it was blowing a gale and threatening rain, the next it was calm and cloudy. It even went sunny and … Continue reading

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The Pope’s Popeing In

Image: Guardian My parents were married 40 years ago today. On 16th September, 1970, they married in Mount Florida Parish Church on the south side of Glasgow. Three years later they had me, two after that my sister, Fiona, and … Continue reading

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