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COP26 Glasgow Poetry Event

I’ve got some very exciting news that I can finally share with the wider world! After a year of planning and waiting a poetry event that I’m organising is going […]

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Preserving My Tape Archive

Recently I went through a load of my stuff as I was moving out of my flat in Leith and in the process I rediscovered my collection of tapes which […]

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Living in Harmony with Nature

It is becoming increasingly clear to me how important the idea of harmony is in so many ways. I’ve been reading a book on chemistry recently and this has confirmed […]

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Bealltainn 2021

Take in a deep breath. Let it out and just pause for a moment. The present is filled with the power of new possibilities. We are not who we were […]

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March Update

It’s been a while since I wrote anything for my blog, but I assure you that I have been as busy as ever. Since the New Year I’ve been doing […]

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Consultation on Music Streaming

The UK Parliament Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee are asking for responses to a consultation on music streaming in order to inform future policy changes. This is extremely important […]

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Spectacular autumn in Scotland

Today we’re highlighting some of amazing wildlife spectacles you can see in Scotland in autumn, including the fierce deer rut, thousands of migrating… Spectacular autumn in Scotland This is a […]

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World Mental Health Day 2020

ॐ ​सर्वेषां स्वस्तिर्भवतु ।सर्वेषां शान्तिर्भवतु ।सर्वेषां पूर्नं भवतु ।​सर्वेषां मड्गलं भवतु ॥ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः Om Sarveśām Svastir BhavatuSarveśām Shāntir BhavatuSarveśām Pūrnam BhavatuSarveśām Maṇgalam BhavatuOm Shanti, Shanti, Shanti May there be […]

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Botanics Sparrowhawk Blog

I’ve been doing quite a lot of research recently on how to enhance my website and blog and while doing this I revisited the Botanics Sparrowhawk blog I used to […]

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National Poetry Day 2020: Vision

Today is National Poetry Day 2020 and the theme this year is “Vision”. I thought that this would be a very timely opportunity for me to share with you a […]

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Descartes

I opened a book on philosophy today that my daughter gave me and I happened across the chapter on Descartes’ Principles of Philosophy. This is how it began: The seeker […]

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New Music Paradigm

It’s sad to say it but I think I’m going off dance music. Perhaps it’s just because I’m getting older but I also have been thinking today about music and […]

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Merlin’s Modern Myths

Many, many years ago I wrote a series of seven stories about Merlin and self-published them in a little pamphlet that I made myself. I still have a copy and […]

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This is the Beginning

I have been watching what has been going on today in America on Twitter and although I didn’t want to post anything on Social Media because I felt that my […]

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Limitations in Nature

I was looking up at the moon this evening which is rapidly coming up to the First Quarter and it got me thinking about the notion of limits. The moon […]