Monthly Archives: February 2009

the ossians ride again, sort of

Shamless self-promotion time. The Ossians is coming out in paperback on Thursday 26th February, so to celebrate I’m strapping on the old six-string and playing a few shows. Come along and say hello. Please.  26 Feb Word Power, West Nicolson Street, … Continue reading

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screenwriting is the new novel writing

So I’ve been doing some homework, kind of. I’ve been accepted onto a Scottish Book Trust screenwriting workshop thing that runs over the next three days, and I’ve been reading books about screenwriting. It’s fascinating stuff, having come from the … Continue reading

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there’s no such thing as safe ice, apparently

Testing, testing, check, one, two… This is a blog, I guess. Hello people.  I read the other day that Tayside Police were warning kids not to go on the ice of Keptie Pond in Arbroath. I grew up across the … Continue reading

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