Trampled By Turtles, Glasgow ABC


Every year 6 of us do a Celtic Connections gig. The 6 are Louise and her two sisters and their ‘men’. That’s Nico, Gordon and I. The premise is we (Lou & I) buy the tickets and a book for their Christmas and then get pizzas on the night. Better that than a scarf and…

January running report


That’s January’s running done and dusted. It has been a good month with practically no sessions missed in the month at all and every week in excess of 50 miles. I hit my highest ever monthly mileage with 218 miles (previous best 190) and in the 29 runs I did my average pace was 7:47…

A Podium Place!


My story ‘Mummy’s Boy‘ was voted into third place by the readers of Whortleberry Press’ Strange Mysteries 2. The anthology features loads of great stories and it is a great honour to have been off stiff competition for this award. Big thanks to Jean Goldstrom and her team for accepting my story and for producing…

Ladies and Gentlemen of Horror, 2010


I am pleased to announce the release of Sonar4Publications Ladies & Gentlemen of Horror, 2010, which features three short stories from yours truly: – Miss Europa Disco Dancer – Fowl’s Farm – Making Savings It is available from Amazon.com, here It also features the following great authors. The Gentlemen: John “jam” Miller A.J. Brown David…

Daily Flash 2011


Only 2 months after it came out have I finally gotten round to putting the release of Daily Flash 2011 (available from Amazon) on my blog. As well as featuring a new story every day, all less than 1,000 words, my story A Made Man’s Wife is part of this great collection.