Tag Archives: Scotland

First days

Scotland, 2014. What a place. These weeks have been the most intense, exciting, difficult and optimistic times of my life. Pretty damn close to interesting. I believed, always have believed and always will believe that Scotland should be an independent … Continue reading

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Laanch

Last week, ‘Black Middens’ was launched in Waterstone’s Glasgow. It’s the 31st edition of New Writing Scotland, and the second edition that’s carried one of my poems. With a rotating editorship, its connection to ASLS and Glasgow University, it really … Continue reading

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Nothing Plain

All go here at Magnie Mansions – time just keeps slipping away from me.  Still, I’ve written bits of verse every day.  Maybe not always a proper poem, but often.  Ten days in, and it really looks like a good ten … Continue reading

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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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