Moving On in 20th Century Scotland

‘Moving On in 20th Century Scotland – The Moose and Ither Tales’, published 2004, Smaa Biggin Press

A series of stories and poems which illustrate how major changes in heating, lighting, plumbing, transport, communication, shopping, cooking, housing, education, entertainment – you name it! – have affected the lives of people over the last 100 years.  [...]

My writing beginnings…

Based in north east Scotland, as a child I loved words and playing with language – often to describe drawings and paintings. 

At a later stage, I enjoyed working in education, spending my final ten happy – and hardwork! – years at Fyvie Primary School.  Throughout all those years I wrote many stories and [...]