Stories 2017

The first story after a long pause, during which I started a new life in the Republic of Ireland. Well, I had to get St Patrick’s Day over before sitting down to type.

The Cyclist draws on some characters I previously created and is more of an episode than a self- contained story. But at least I’ve got writing again. Observant readers may notice the stove in the picture looks more Irish than Scottish. There could be a reason for that…

The Kitchen Window borrows from the Celtic story telling tradition.

In Pond Dippers a young woman’s strange encounter on a dark and rainy night brings back childhood memories and a suppressed lesbian love.

Salou: the bravery of a grandmother seen through the eyes of a child.

The Invincible Armada: A Spaniard’s journey from hubris to shipwreck