Writing Joy

Like many others, my writing muse went to sleep during the long isolation of covid and I was even considering giving up on writing and sketching when, in frustration I turned to an old Bernard […]

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Thoughts are things

Experience has taught me that thoughts can be transferred from one person to another by some sort of brain wave activity, especially in times of high emotion. As a production official I have many times […]

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Medieval Invasion Strategy

I’ve just been boning up on the navy in the time of the Henry’s and I’m amazed at the amount of work that has gone into the various books. However, as an old freelance journalist […]

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A hot breakfast in the Western Isles

A story of revenge in the Western Isles of Scotland in the time of James Sixth and First.

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The Cave Burning

A Highland squabble.

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Refugee status

Refugee status

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A Mixture of Races in History

The British are3 a nation of immigrants, including the Bruces of Scotland

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Hopping round the heads

Point of view head hopping

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Getting advice about writing

Advice from the masters

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A List-less story

Once again I have been guilty of not looking carefully at a competition brief. I rushed off making plans for the ‘List’ flash fiction story in Writers Journal and found I was only allowed ten […]

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