May events: photos

Last week I did three talks, at the Highland Archive Centre in Inverness, for Haddo Arts at Haddo House in Aberdeenshire, and at the Aye Write book festival in Glasgow. After 2+ years of limited travel and few in-person events due to covid, it was great to see different places and people. Thank you very … More May events: photos

The Novel Cure

There has been a bit of a break in normal reading and writing over the last week or so, as unfortunately I’ve not been well. Not covid, but apparently the easing of lockdown restrictions has meant that lots of other nasty germs are also now circulating. I picked up “The Novel Cure” a few years … More The Novel Cure

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 http://www.northwordsnow.co.uk – 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