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Author of "Library Cat" (Black & White Publishing) available here:

Twitter: @alexwritings

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To the clouds

You, white steam gliding through the Smurf-blue sky soft as milk or a cat's gentle blink. Floating like one long quivering violin note you lag up our...

Ghosts of the Leith Citadel

Ghosts of The Citadel: The Hidden Panel Article to be pitched to Editor of Edinburgh Evening News Tuesday 3rd January 1989 Location: Arden Street,...

Fool's Paradise

*/ Wetlands at dusk: pink-skinned water ripples with the sibilant trees. A great orchestra of atmospheres, the virtuoso lift of keys from minor to...


You can hear San Francisco from this garden - the din of its morning stretch is an unfurling Spring bud. The traffic lights over on Main Street...
Gold cherry
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The curious one-under

Part One The sick-sweet smell of alcopops and misspent youth hung along the length of Cowgate. Above, George IV Bridge rattled; buses, lit like...