Tag Archives: Scotland

A week in (sunny) Scotland…

A week isn’t a long time when you want to cram in family stuff, visiting friends, and book events – not to mention shopping in lovely UK shops. Highlight number one was meeting my brand new great-nephew, who was obliging … Continue reading

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Pictures and places…

It’s been a long journey, but the best bit about writing The Attic Room was the fact that I could revisit the book locations in my head. I especially enjoyed the Scottish ones – the lovely Isle of Arran on … Continue reading

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Dear old Glasgow town…

Well, I had a brilliant time in Glasgow launching The Cold Cold Sea. The city was looking great after hosting the Commonwealth Games; flowers everywhere and a really good, energetic atmosphere in the air. I missed the Duke of Wellington … Continue reading

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The holiday season

It’s a ‘working’ holiday for me in August this year. I’m visiting Glasgow for the launch of The Cold Cold Sea, and of course I’ll be catching up with as many people as I possibly can, too. Holidays are great … Continue reading

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This could be a Swiss cow… read on!

Let’s think clichés – you hear ‘Switzerland!’ and you think – what? Chocolate, cheese, snowy mountains… Maybe you think ‘Cuckoo clocks!’ – but they actually originated in the Black Forset region of Germany. Or ‘Lederhosen!’ – but they’re more Bavarian. … Continue reading

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