Monthly Archives: February 2012


  At high school my English teacher called me sly. She told me that at least with the others, the other trouble makers – the disruptive, the loud, vulgar, obvious – she knew what they were – she could handle that – she … Continue reading

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The drive from Roy Bridge to Lochnagar is becoming a regular occurrence. A slow twisting, mesmerising battle with fatigue and hare avoidance. Arriving at the Glen Muick car park at seven pm, I shuffle, re-arrange, plug-in the stove, wrap my … Continue reading

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Born Slippy.

Riasg, the CC Hut at Roy Bridge is a modern bungalow. Sitting close to the radiator looking through the large window I watch the rain fall, it soaks the grey lichen stuck to the crisp bark of the silver birch. … Continue reading

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