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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A Killie Fan’s Christmas Tale

Hearing the whisper of the raindrops on the study’s skylight, Stuart Henshaw swivelled round in his writer’s black leather chair, tilted back, […]

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When the Saints beat the Devils

Five-foot one, flabby bum, Bobby Stokes is on the run! Southampton from Division Two have beaten the odds-on favourites, the best team […]

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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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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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Elvis Presley in Prestwick

As the noise of the DC-7 engines died, I could hear the high-pitch sound of screaming teenagers outside the aircraft door. I […]

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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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Sentinel Works, Glasgow

The Sentinel factory in Polmadie, Glasgow is the earliest reinforced concrete building in Scotland, built in 1903-04 by Archiebald Lietch and designed […]

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