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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Run With Toon

I stumbled out of the taxi in the heart of Chiang Rai city. I had reached my destination, the Nak Nakara Hotel. […]

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Nicaragua-Books Not Bombs

Lucky me. I’d bought a raffle ticket at a meeting held in a draughty old Edinburgh school, on a cold dark night […]

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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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Last Train?

A forsaken copy of the Racing Post brushed against his size 12 black brogue shoes as it made its way along the […]

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Tea Time in Stewarton

My father sat there on ‘his chair’ next to the smouldering fire of ‘coal’ briquettes, his eyes fixed on the Saturday afternoon […]

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Held Back – Chapter Four

Previous chapters here 4 It must have been about two o’clock in the morning when loud banging on the front door awakened […]

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Held Back, Chapter 3

Chapters 1 and 2 here  3 Unfortunately, even school summer holidays must come to an end and as August drew to a […]

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Held Back – Chapter Two

  Chapter 1 here 2 I stuck the book token in my back pocket and sneaked out of the Assembly Hall, keeping […]

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Gruesome Goings-ons at Kirkdandy Fair

It had been one of the best days that they had ever had but it was about to end in tragedy and […]

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