• Influences,  Music

    Peter Hammill at Porgy & Bess, Vienna

    Last night Peter Hammill visited Vienna to play a solo set at the jazz club ‘Porgy and Bess’. I last saw him in Glasgow, at the Oran Mor, which was a fantastic gig and a hard act to follow, since…

  • NaNoWriMo,  Some Other Scotland,  Writing

    NaNoWriMo 2012

    It’s that time of the year again and, after sitting out last year’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), I’m giving it another shot in 2012. This time I have set myself the goal of writing another 50,000 words to Some…