My first ever magazine, or newspaper opinion piece. As good or bad as it is, I'm really pleased it got published. Thank you iScot! Everybody wants to change the world. Well, most of us do. It’s that fundamental human urge to travel ever onwards. A river of life thing, bound with the laws of the … Continue reading iScot Article
Flags. They’re so 14th Century. I mean, they’re not really relevant in this one, surely? We can all give ourselves a pat on the back and stick our well fed noses in the air. We’ve moved on from all that dull tribalism. Who rallies round a flag these days? I don’t anticipate another Bannockburn any … Continue reading The Power of Flags
So. I did a new thing. Something I'd wanted to do for a long time, but for reasons I won't elaborate on here, could not. It wasn't on a bucket list. I didn't swim with a dolphin. Machu Picchu is as far away as ever and I won't be swimming in the Dead Sea anytime … Continue reading Something New..
In a book I acquired some time ago, a sage advised that the first thing a writer should do, every morning, is download whatever crap is in their head into a journal. That way the scattered junk in your mind can be swept away, along with the torrent of words. Dumped onto a page. Gone. … Continue reading Moniack Mhor
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