Monthly Archives: September 2014


A review of my historical novel The Brahan Seer has appeared today in the The Sunday Herald. The statistics of persistence speak for themselves: 25 years of published writing, eight novels and more than fifty short stories, to finally get … Continue reading

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Poem for October

Under the emergent stars the long drive over Clisham the sea lochs still as my heart in blue dusk the winking lights of hamlets scattered as jewels who make the night not lonely but resplendent in this peppered land where … Continue reading

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Cultural Culloden

Okay, one last political post: So we wake up and smell the coffee, the day after the day of the Scottish Referendum result, to pick up the pieces and get on with our lives. Let me share two anecdotes from … Continue reading

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