Writing Contemporary Scottish Fiction

Month: March 2019

Dundee’s Crime Cafe

Dundee’s Crime Cafe

Dundee is my home town and there is no doubt that its stock is rising. When I was growing up, it was infamous for controversial planning deals and hideous 1970s architecture. But there was no arguing with its situation, the city fanning down from the Continue reading

OF CRIME AND CRIMINALS

OF CRIME AND CRIMINALS

I am a keen reader of crime fiction, particularly series crime. I enjoy returning to the same cast of characters as they endeavour to solve a variety of crimes, while fielding the personal and family issues that we all recognise in our own lives.   Continue reading

IN PRAISE OF ANTHEMS

IN PRAISE OF ANTHEMS

I am a fan of the Scottish Rugby Team. And they don’t make it easy, believe me.   But, this week-end, they made me proud to be a Scot. The annual, Calcutta Cup, played between Scotland and England, as part of the Six Nations Championship Continue reading