Photo of me, courtesy of The Gurn from Nurn


In which I reflect on a highly enjoyable book event in Nairn, and a brief look around a town I really don’t know well at all.

Fields in motion

You know you’re in a unique place when you’re watching an exploration of gay experiences of spirituality told through the mediums of poetry and dance, and where one of the poems has the quite magnificent title of: “The visit of the Queen of the Lesbians to the gay men’s prayer group in West Belfast”. Not…

Solas Festival

I’m thoroughly chuffed to announce that I’m going to be appearing at the Solas Festival later this month. If you’ve not heard of Solas before, it’s a wide-ranging annual arts festival based in Biggar, South Lanarkshire, and it features music, talks, performing arts, literature and a wide range of family-friendly activities.  This year it will…