Monthly Archives: May 2012

Yes we can.

I have a lot of things I’d like to say about the Yes campaign, and I will.  In a nutshell, it’s not about the queen, nor the pound, nor the United Kingdom.  It’s not even about David Cameron, although he … Continue reading

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Blast fae da past

Over the past couple of weeks, this video has done the rounds. I like seeing myself on screen, but this one is difficult. The day after I gave this reading I was in a high dependency ward being treated for … Continue reading

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Dis Monday’s Poyim

This Monday I’d like to share another of my published poems with you.  I wrote this after going to Wordplay festival in 2010.  The day after my reading, I’d gone to a workshop run by Jen Hadfield, and thanks to … Continue reading

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The heart of a novice

Yesterday, I was lucky enough to see a couple of scenes from 27, an NTS production which is on for two weeks at the Citz before moving to Cambridge Arts Theatre. The play is based around a scientific study taking … Continue reading

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A right royal showdown

On Monday, I had the pleasure of hopping on a train over to Bathgate.  For why? I’d seen a call from Scott Kyle, who is setting up a repertory company at the Bathgate Regal Theatre. The Regal is an Art … Continue reading

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Aniddir Monday Poyim

Yes, it was meant to be every Monday.  And no, it hasn’t been.  When better to make amends than now. Being at this stage in my transition from full time employment to self employment, I have a kind of a … Continue reading

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The Where

The Where You can find out what I write, or at least what I’ll admit to writing, on this site.  And if I have any publication success you’ll hear about it, but I’m interested in making a stab at answering … Continue reading

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Starting, stopping and starting again

A few weeks ago I created a wordpress account. It was surprisingly easy.  I put up a couple of posts, promoted them on Facebook and Twitter, struck on the idea that I’d put up a poem every Monday, reviewed a … Continue reading

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