Monthly Archives: May 2014

Poem for June

Summer in Scotland the melancholy comfort of rain listen to the incessant kissing of rooftops glistening, the sizzling swish of passing cars let us don the dayglow cagoules of nostalgia and traipse through muddy fields again with those long dead … Continue reading

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My Face

MY FACE I have never been vain so tell me what is this all about? How I climb to the attic each morning to re-photograph my face under the skylight and the turbulent rain of clouds and milk-white light as … Continue reading

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3 things I don’t and do write about

Thanks to the great Andrew Hook for tagging me and thereby in embroiling me in the new internet writer meme of “3 things I don’t write about and 3 things I do”. I’ve tried to stop myself from reading Andrew’s … Continue reading

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Poem for May

The wisps of cloud above whipped to cappuccino froth sighing in the endless drink of blue all human drama dissolves the sun become our heartbeat boiling off irksome mirages stale excess of time and angst The garden erupts into colour … Continue reading

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Cover for The Brahan Seer

The cover for what we are calling my sixth* novel “The Brahan Seer” has just been released. This is a historical literary novel (with supernatural overtones) which will be published in paperback by Acair Books next month. (*The numbering of … Continue reading

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The Rhymer launches as e-book

My eighth book ‘The Rhymer’ launched yesterday in e-book formats from Elsewhen Press. The paperback will be out in August. The terrific cover artwork is by Alison Buck (incorporating a “Palimpsest derived from photos of Leonardo’s work by Janaka Dharmasena/shutterstock.com.) … Continue reading

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