We Should Not Sweat Exams!

We Should Not Sweat Exams!

It’s ironic really that some genius in the academic world had the smart idea to schedule national examinations during Scotland’s best chance of decent weather. We have a tiny window of opportunity – barely a porthole – for the sun to shine in Scotland. Yes, we’re...
Sunny’s Pubs

Sunny’s Pubs

Sunny McIntosh is the South Pole to her brother Gil’s North Pole. Where he has polished good looks, dark hair and a charming personality she is lumpy, frumpy and grumpy. She has harboured a crush on Gil’s best friend (Mathew) since she was thirteen when they used to...
Calton Hill

Calton Hill

Frank the Fish, who delivers our weekly fish by van, stopped me to ask about Being Gil’s Sister. After weighing two Atlantic cod fillets and a measure of prawns, he got onto my writing. He had read the pitch on my website, which mentions extraterrestrial activity, and...
Edinburgh Evening News Covers Lisa’s Book Launch

Edinburgh Evening News Covers Lisa’s Book Launch

On Wednesday the 18th October, the Edinburgh Evening News featured in the Real Lives section the release of my three novels. The headline ‘NHS Worker Lisa has the write stuff” caught the eye of NHS Lothian colleagues from the RIE and Astley Ainslie Hospital.   The...
Take The Sunny Tour

Take The Sunny Tour

Sunny has lived with Being Gil’s Sister for twenty-three years. Floundering in the shadow of her perfect brother she has modest ambitions: laughing, living, loafing and lusting. Her story takes us around some popular, less-well known and fictitious sites. How many of...