The Days

I have two new poems in the Spring-Summer 2021 issue of Northwords Now magazine, which is out now. You can view or download the whole magazine for free at – they have just updated their website and it is well worth checking out: you can even browse back issues, including the last edition which … More The Days

New Castlehill article in History Scotland magazine

I have a new article about Seignelay Cuthbert of Castlehill in the March/April 2021 issue of “History Scotland” magazine, available to buy in shops now. This article follows on from the work I have previously published on Castlehill (which you can read about by clicking HERE and HERE). It contains new information about Castlehill’s life, … More New Castlehill article in History Scotland magazine

2020 Book Review

Welcome to my Book Review of 2020. Here are a few of the books I read and enjoyed in the last year and which I would recommend. I don’t usually keep a note of books I’ve read but in 2019 I was a judge for the Saltire Literary Awards, which had a big impact on … More 2020 Book Review