When it comes to TV, we’ve never had so much choice. I don’t know about you, but I often feel overwhelmed by the amount of content on streaming services and can spend up to 20 minutes browsing the many menus, unsure of what I should commit to next. The combination of indecision and near unlimited... Continue Reading →
I'm delighted to be running a writing workshop at the Adam Smith Theatre in Kirkcaldy for Fife Writes on Saturday 13th July at 10am. It's suitable for writers of all ages and levels and, even better, is free of charge! For full details , visit the Fife Writes website here.
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I'm in the process of updating and improving my website. Format wise I'm going round in circles at times, so things may not look how they should on certain pages. Will get it fixed up as soon as I can.
It's been a while since I've done one of these update things. Thankfully, this is not because nothing has been happening, more that writing has taken a little bit of a back seat due to the success of other creative projects. The band I play bass in, L-space, has an album coming out on pink... Continue Reading →
Last year, I was honoured to be asked if I'd judge Denny Writers' annual Quaich writing competition and visit the group in April 2017 to provide feedback and announce the winner. I set a short story task with a choice of two themes - 'ambition' or 'clutter' - and received a high calibre of entries.... Continue Reading →
I'll be doing a set (the first one for a wee while) at The Bruery in Dunfermline as part of Fife Writes on Thursday 16th February. The evening kicks off at 7.30pm and also features writer Linda Menzies, folk band Sairbanes and established poet/performer Kevin Cadwallender. Best of all, it's FREE, so come along for... Continue Reading →
As part of an evening of collaborations, I'm performing in the rather braw Albert Halls in Stirling on Thursday 12th May with lo-fi outfit, L-Space. I'll also be co-hosting with Gordon Johnstone and pleased to say the bill also includes: Loud Poets + The Ekobirds Harry Giles + Atzi Muramatsu Angela Hughes + Paul Docherty... Continue Reading →