Monthly Archives: April 2015

We all have a function in the world

My grandfather came from the Island of Arran on the west coast of Scotland and I spent quite a lot of time there as a boy. As it is close to the central belt it attracted a lot of holiday … Continue reading

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Feelings of publication

Today my Liverpool: Gangs, Vice and Packet rats is published. It is a strange feeling to know that people will soon be reading words that I have written, and not only reading them, but actually paying to read them. It … Continue reading

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