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September 30, 2019

So last Thursday evening was the Holyrood 2021 hustings for Lothian. I was ​​extremely nervous after a bad experience the week before at the Westminster hustings (let's just say it's probably for the best that the Skype kept cutting out on me) but I managed to scrape t...

September 20, 2019

So here I am, eschewing the book-writing thing for a while to focus on politics - mostly because as valid as its messages are, The Silver Moon Storybook isn't going to change the world, and the world badly needs changing right now.  

In an unexpected twist, I'...

August 14, 2019

In some exciting non book-related news, I recently decided to put myself forward for selection as a candidate for Holyrood 2021 for the Scottish Greens. Today I treated myself to a day of undisturbed writing to celebrate the kids going back to school.

Here's what I cam...

August 6, 2019

Back in the Labyrinth day, eight year old me was surrounded by males jostling for position at the expense of females; in the school gym I had already noted the double standard whereby I was given a dressing down for getting overexcited and squealing during a game of pi...

August 3, 2019

I am in the mood for a new writing project, so have decided to work on a wee series​​ about bits and pieces of culture, art and literature that have inspired and influenced me through the years. Many of them have made their way into The Silver Moon Storybook in one gui...

June 13, 2019

What bleak monsters live in the deeps? Below the shimmering surface, where all might be calm and smooth. Where sunbeams make their merry dance 'til gold dissolves into amber, orange, red, and finally they bow to make way for the dark and their pale sister. What creatur...

March 15, 2019

​​It's been a busy week, keeping track of all the lovely articles that have been written on the Love Books Group Blog Tour for The Silver Moon Storybook. I suspect I've been a bit of a bore on Twitter, but nevertheless I am giving myself full permission to enjoy all th...

March 10, 2019

I am on the cusp of what feels like it'll be a big week for me and for The Silver Moon Storybook. It's the start of my Love Books Group blog tour for the book tomorrow, and I am feeling anxious and excited in equal measure. 

The reviews I've had so far have been univers...

March 5, 2019

Where the north wind blows restlessly over a bleak and lonely land, there lived a family of five large and hardy brothers and one silent sister. The brothers worked long and hard every day, farming the land and tending the beasts that provided food and companionship fo...

February 20, 2019

Down by the canal basin, where the reeds grow thick and green beside

 murky water, and the monstrous pike rises sleepily from the depths to draw circular patterns on his ceiling, there lived a bevy of beautiful, proud white swans and a raft of bustling brown ducks. Thes...

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