On Poetry

  I have been writing now in earnest for around 25 years. I started writing TV and film scripts, and then moved to playwriting before – a little over a year ago – I found myself inexplicably returning to poetry (where in truth it all began) – this time, however, I found I had a […]


Drunk Uncle Trump

He rants and he raves And he waves his finger Just like your drunk uncle (Although he’s a better singer) He’d like to deport everyone And build a big wall He doesn’t see a single Problem with that at all He’ll try  and grab your pussy With his tiny orange hands How is he close […]

Ungagged Fiction

Finding God

    You mean I never told you how I found God? What, never? You won’t believe me anyway. I mean, I wouldn’t. Oh you still want to know? Ok, here’s what happened. It was a few years back and I was on a road trip. Sheila had left me a couple months before and […]

Ungagged Bands

Hand of Dog

A Stoner Rock Band prevalent in the Glasgow music scene circa 2008-2010. They issued  ‘ Diaries of the Dysfunctional’ featuring songs such as ‘call the shots’ ’10 ways to kill a Mexican’ ’16 cities’ ‘something caught fire’ and ‘goat boy’. They had a busy live schedule around Scotland for 2 years but eventually work and travel […]