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We all tended to pong

When young, I spent most of my holidays on the west coast of Scotland — in a place only thirty or so miles from where I stayed. Those of us who stayed in and around Glasgow were lucky to be … Continue reading

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My Writing Process

I don’t usually write about writing on my blog. But having been asked by a friend to take part in this blog tour, and knowing I have a fair number of followers who write both prose and poetry, I decided … Continue reading

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What a drag!

It became more serious with my compact Olympus camera, my fascination for taking photographs. Of course, throughout my adult life I’d owned cameras, from the Kodak Instamatic bought for a holiday in what was then Yugoslavia, clicking shots through the … Continue reading

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Posties and votes

When putting together the presentation for the launch of my book In the Wake of the Coup, I mentioned in a slide that increased apathy, and the rise of people no longer voting in elections, had been one of the … Continue reading

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Stovies and plans

Big turnout at the village hall to hear whether we had won the Floral Gateway Champions of Champions Competition. Sadly we hadn’t. The town with input from shops, businesses and horticultural Department of the local university campus won. Their floral … Continue reading

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I’ve taken the plunge

A number of years ago I reached the stage of attracting a publisher’s interest in a biography, researched over many years, but sadly nothing came of it. Disappointment, but deep breaths. Round other possible publishers, but no success. I gave … Continue reading

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