I’m going to be doing a couple of readings in September. The first will be at the Friends of Neil Jam on Thursday 5th, in Nicky Tam’s Bar 29 Baker Street, Stirling FK8 1BJ. From Friday 6th – Sunday 8th September I’ll be at the fabulous Callander Poetry Weekend, hosted by Sally Evans and her… Read More »
The garden hasn’t done badly this year, though due to a combination of family stuff, very high pollen levels and a bad attack of harvest mites (horrible biting insects which are common in old gardens, to which I am very sensitive), all of which meant that I didn’t go out as much as I… Read More »
On Saturday 31st August I will be attending the Perth Writers Day at the AK Bell Library. There will be events throughout the day, but my particular interest will be the presentation of prizes for the William Soutar Writing Competition, as I am delightedbthat my poem Christopher has been shot-listed for it. There is a… Read More »
This year has been fairly quiet on the publishing front, but some very good things have happened. I’ve had a poem in the new Dark Mountain anthology, a truly beautiful book, which features poets artists and writers in whose company I’m honoured to appear (Susan Richardson, Em Strang, Roselle Angwin, and many many others). There’s… Read More »
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