Welcome to a new monthly feature in which Sallie Lloyd-Jones shares some of her memories with us. Read more "BOXES IN THE ATTIC 5 BY SALLIE LLOYD-JONES"
Welcome to award-winning poet, Sheila Templeton. Sheila, aged 78, had a nomadic childhood ranging from Aberdeenshire to East Africa. She now lives in Glasgow. Sheila is a former teacher who now writes full-time. She writes in both English and Doric (the form of Scots language found in North East Scotland). Read more "GUEST POET: SHEILA TEMPLETON"
I’m seventy years of age and I live in a town on the Clyde coast.
I’ve always written for various reasons. Sometime just to get things off my chest, writing can be so cathartic, but mostly for pleasure.
I’m married with one son, a daughter in law and a granddaughter who also, to my great delight, writes. Read more "THIRD PLACE MEMOIR: LYNN HENDERSON"
I was born in Devon in 1950 but grew up in Scotland and have lived there most of my life. I now share my time between Glasgow and Vancouver. I’ve written stuff since I was a kid and I studied English Literature at Glasgow University with a vague idea of becoming a writer. I didn’t take to academic life and tried to leave and go travelling. I was persuaded to finish my degree. I became interested in film-making whilst a student and have earned an erratic living as a freelance cinematographer and director since. I work in both factual TV and fiction films. Luckily my work has involved much travel to many parts of the world for short but intense periods and I would say I feel relaxed and most “at home” whilst in transit ! I often write whilst on the move.
Read more "SECOND PLACE MEMOIR: JAN PESTER "