Blàs of the Highlands is set on the stunning North Coast 500 in the Scottish Highlands. It follows Stroma and her friends throughout the year of the return of Auntie
Crowvus are a small indie publisher based in Wick, in the far north Scottish Highlands, who publish their own books, run writing competitions and offer support for other indie authors.
It has a mystique surrounding it. It has a reputation for being ‘hard’. Think T S Elliot, maybe, or whoever it was you ‘hated’ at school, where poetry was often
I am privileged to know a lot of creative people: writers, artists, musicians and makers of all sorts. My belief is that we are fundamentally creative beings, and predominantly
A Day Out at the Edinburgh International Book FestivalA Day Out at the Edinburgh International Book Festival
The Edinburgh International Book Festival is a lively and eclectic mix of books and people. All sorts of people; all sorts of books. I was fortunate to be able to
Today there was poetry in the afternoon, instead of tea. The instigator of the Poetry in Motion group, Clio Gray (author and library assistant at Tain library), read from Gerald
I fear Alzheimer’s more than cancer, or more accurately, any form of dementia: a disease that can rob me of my abilities and ultimately my mind itself – my life
I would like to think that the 25 comments in my queue contain an element of interaction; that somewhere, if I look hard enough, there will be a word of
I’m a life-long Van – ‘The Man’ – Morrison fan, and his current album, due for release on October 1st, doesn’t look like changing that, with its classy mix
I’ve been meaning to write something about writing for a long time, but every time I start I’m crippled by gnawing self-doubt: what do I have to say about writing?