Poetry: December, sweet hunter

Poetry: December, sweet hunter

Cold sun rises slow to the watery half-height of afternoon morning, frost lit like magic, unmelting...

Diagnosis

Poetry: Diagnosis

Barefoot by cold sand and moonlight, pyjama-clad and coat-wrapped, the beach and 2am are mine...

Short fiction: Sketch of a modern-day Odin

Short fiction: Sketch of a modern-day Odin

A rough and ready contemporary reimagining of an urban gangster All Father.

Some very short stories from November 2018

Some very short stories from November 2018

A selection of my #vss365 Tweets from the last month, because sometimes my muse manifests in 280 characters or less.

Post Blue: Self-portrait

Photography: Post Blue (self-portrait)

My face and some Placebo lyrics.

Make art (just because you want to)

Make art (just because you want to)

I believe art is a way of life, whether it's your job, your hobby, something that keeps you sane or something that keeps you breathing. The way I see it, art is for everyone and should be all about exploration and experimentation. Whoever you are and whatever inspires you, MAKE ART.

A photograph of a glass teacup and saucer appearing to float against a dark background with blue and red light painting creating shapes in and around it.

Photography: The direction of time

Adventures in light painting, because if you have a camera and a laser pen, you kind of have to. Right?

Back on Instagram: It feels dirty and wrong but i like it

Back on Instagram: It feels dirty and wrong but I like it

I think we can all agree that I'm basically social media trash for doing this, but I started using Instagram again. I enjoy it and there's no deeper meaning than that. It's actually OK to do things just because you enjoy them.

Scheduling with a flexible time blocking system

Scheduling with a flexible time blocking system

Time for some time management chat! It's been a while since I wrote anything here about planning and productivity. I've just started using a new scheduling system so I thought it might be fun to share it with you.

Fireworks at East Lothian Council's firework display in Musselburgh on 5th November 2018.

Photography: Fireworks

Photos from East Lothian Council's firework display in Musselburgh on 5th November 2018.