Monthly Archives: June 2011

publishers and authors of ebooks (or just books) – get your book reviewed, maybe

Folks, one of the many journalism things I do is the weekly books round up for The Big Issue magazine. I also sometimes write the lead reviews and the book features. Anyway, I’m always on the lookout for great new … Continue reading

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like King Creosote fronting Husker Du

Well, well. The awesome dudes at Is This Music? have reviewed my EP, ‘Keep it Afloat’. Click on the logo above to read it. Very complimentary, including this seminal line: like King Creosote fronting Husker Du After which the reviewer, … Continue reading

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new cover

OK, got a new cover for the paperback of Smokeheads, out August 4th. Here it is. Whatcha think? I like it.

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half-elephant, half-woman in edinburgh tomorrow

Want to see a half-elephant, half-woman? Of course you do. Here is one: Which, reading the poster, you will discover is an advert for tomorrow night’s Golden Hour at the Forest Cafe in Edinburgh. The man in charge is Ryan … Continue reading

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is your dad a violent alcoholic psycho?

Is your dad a violent alcoholic psycho? If so, then buy him this for Father’s Day: A book that contains loads of violence, whisky, drugs and swearing. If your dad doesn’t read books, then perfect! I’ve lost count of the … Continue reading

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some shit going down in dundee

You are cordially invited to a night of quality local literary and musical entertainment this Saturday 7pm at Benjamin Barker Barber & Shop, 212a Perth Road, Dundee. The evening will feature Doug Johnstone, Ana Stewart, Zoe Venditozzi, Sam Longden and … Continue reading

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the tidal wave of indifference interview

Lookit, my first proper interview about the solo EP has popped into the ether, courtesy of the lovely Stu Lewis over at The Tidal Wave of Indifference. He did indeed interview me in a car park in Anstruther during the … Continue reading

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