Musings

Random writings and occasional hyperbole

Palmyra

Palmyra

This is a short character piece, inspired by something heard on the radio.  It is slightly longer than originally intended. "A United Nations representative has today confirmed that Islamic State forces appear to have destroyed the Temple of Bel and other major sites...

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Short Story: “Free will, right?”

Short Story: “Free will, right?”

Here in south-west Scotland, there are all manner of wonderful places to visit.  One that has a particular appeal for me is Wigtown.  I love Wigtown, because it is Scotland's national book town and, well, you know me and books, enough said. There are some fantastic...

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A Little Bit of Glasgow

A Little Bit of Glasgow

While Glenda was enjoying an illustration Summer School at Glasgow School of Art, I got the chance to spend some time walking around Glasgow, visiting bookshops and music shops, looking at some of the wonderful architecture in the city centre and generally enjoying a...

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Music

Music

Ah, music hath charms to soothe a savage breast and if music be the food of love, give me excess of it! I can't remember a time in my life when I didn't love music. Even as a small child, I loved listening to music in some shape or form and tormented my parents with...

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The important things…

The important things…

Anyone who has been watching my Twitter feed lately or reading Glenda's blog or Facebook page will know that we've just been to Ireland.  One of the extra advantages of our new home here in Portpatrick is that we're only about half an hour from the Cairnryan Ferry...

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