Credo the Coder

Ma dog is mixed-breed, but a handsome pet. He’s a Coder, a cross between a Cane Corso and a Lapponian Herder. He […]

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Sunday Morning Run

Sunday Morning Run   Sunday. Up early. Nice day. Decent weather. About 10k? Yeh, that will dae.   Mair next Sunday? Or […]

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Witch Pardon?

Witch Pardon? 3,387 people in Scotland, 2,845 women, kings, lairds, kirks, and men dished out dark death to all of them.   […]

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Haiku

A haiku, or hokku, is a Japanese verse form composed, in English versions, of three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five […]

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An Ayrshire Viking

An Ayrshire Viking  I scanned across the silent sea, Straining my grey-green eyes as I searched for any stubborn sight Of my […]

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Earlsferry

We will not move all night and all day You’ll hear the CMO say But she’ll go to Earlsferry Earlsferry Earlsferry Earlsferry, […]

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I Wish I Was in Stewarton

Here’s my version of the great Billy Connolly song ‘I Wish I was in Glasgow’.   Oh, I wish I was in […]

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Harry Bingo

My tribute to lifelong Partick Thistle supporter, Harry Calderhead, sung to the tune of Kris Kristofferson’s Johnny Lobo   Born in the […]

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A Stewarton Sonnet

  A Stewarton Sonnet His toun Her toun Their toun The Annick toun A panoramic toun A sonnet’s toun The Bonnet Toun […]

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World Poetry Day Doon Chooky Brae

I’ve just found out that it’s World Poetry Day and I could let the 24 hours pass without using it as the […]

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