D&G Poetry Lockdown Party – Number 19 – Eryl Gasper Dick

Originally posted on D&G Poetry:
ERYL GASPER-DICK – How does one choose only three writers, yikes?! I’ve spent an absurd amount of time sifting through all the writers I love and thinking about why. In the end I decided all I can do is give you the three who are exerting an influence…

Lockdown Birthday

Last week we should have been on the Isle of Bute, celebrating my birthday with baklava* and views of the sea. But, for obvious reasons, we had to cancel the trip and stay home. So, instead, I baked my own single serving cake (the Husband doesn’t eat cake, and I knew if I baked a […]

The Daily Walk Continues

This is going to be mostly pictures because my right hand gets really sore when I type at the moment. Bloody rubbish for a writer. Sunday’s Walk On Sunday we broke with tradition and, instead of our usual tramp up Gallow Hill we went to the nature reserve. Actually it’s two nature reserves: one belongs […]

Lockdown

As I said in my last post I seem to be having trouble concentrating on anything and am, thus, feeling a bit useless. My routine, which I prize amongst all things, isn’t serving its purpose. Or should I say, I’m not serving its purpose? I still get up at six, make coffee, and come straight […]

Literature Ambassador: Wigtown Happenings

Wigtown Book Festival |  27 September – 6 October 2019 No Images? Click here What’s in store this November? The nights may have drawn in, but there’s still plenty happening in and around Wigtown this month. We’ve got a selection of plays, talks and panels in store, including Book Week Scotland at the end of the month. […]

News from Wigtown: Two Weeks to Go!

I’ve already said this, and I don’t think it can be said too often: the Wigtown Book Festival is twenty years old this year, and it’s set to be a tremendous event. The team have worked their little cottons right off to make this year an über festive jamboree of literary joy; there’s even have […]

Literature Ambassador: Wigtown News

Wigtown Book Festival |  21 – 30 September 2018 No Images? Click here Join us for electric dreams this autumn Electricity is in the air in Scotland’s Book Town. This weekend sees the switching on of the Christmas lights and the annual Fire and Light celebrations, organised by the Association of Wigtown Booksellers. There is – literally – […]

Literature Ambassador: Wigtown Book Festival

Look what just landed in my inbox! This is the nineteenth year of the Wigtown Book Festival, and it gets better every year. If you love reading, and all things book, this is the festival for you. It’s not so huge it feels impossible to do it justice, it may even be called ’boutique’ by […]