Just sayin’ :: 2

“A lily or a rose never pretends and its beauty is that it is what it is.” Jiddu Krishnamurti

Just sayin’ :: 1

“If evil be said of [you], and if it be true, corrrect [your]self. If it be a lie, laugh at it.” Epictetus

The Good Stuff

If you enjoyed the first two chapters of my as yet to be published memoir, THE LOST SECRET, and haven’t yet signed up to my mailing list at Buymeacoffee.com, just a reminder that that’s where you can access further memoir extracts that will not be available elsewhere until publication of the full monty. The majorityContinue reading “The Good Stuff”

Truth or Dare :: 1

You unwittingly rescue a genie from an old bottle and s/he grants you one wish, or rather one magical power, to use as you see fit. What would it be and how would you use it? Truth or dare … You’ll just have to yodel standing on your head if you choose to decline …Continue reading “Truth or Dare :: 1”

Truth or Dare :: intro

I’m running out of ideas for my blog and social media, so over the next few weeks I’m going to experiment with a little Truth or Dare. The questions will be quite searching, maybe even a little dark on occasion. The idea is to have some fun but at the same time it has aContinue reading “Truth or Dare :: intro”

Splash!

1973 AS A family, in those days we sometimes did fun stuff. Occasionally, we went on day trips to places like Dunvegan Castle or Armadale Castle. School summer holidays usually meant going further afield to Glasgow and Inverness, the former to see relatives, the latter to engage in a grand shopping spree for clothes. ThisContinue reading “Splash!”

Apocalypse

Depending on who you talk to, the Apocalypse is either the end of everything or the end of life as we know it. Me, I never imagined that when it finally happened, it would be like watching paint dry … Regardless of whether we are in THE Apocalypse, certainly by definition we are in ANContinue reading “Apocalypse”

Open letter to Gerry Butler II

Dear Gerry Twenty-five years almost to the day since your mythic departure from Scotland. Twenty-five years since we parted company and my life was turned on its head in ways even you could not possibly imagine. You helped make me the person I am today, so for that you have my heartfelt gratitude. Thing is,Continue reading “Open letter to Gerry Butler II”

Open letter to Gerry Butler

Dear Gerry Twenty-five years almost to the day since your mythic departure from Scotland. Twenty-five years since we parted company and my life was turned on its head in ways even you could not possibly imagine. You helped make me the person I am today, so for that you have my heartfelt gratitude. Thing is,Continue reading “Open letter to Gerry Butler”