Referendum cafe meets tea and cake

I’ve just come back from “Tea and Cake: A chat about #whatnowscotland” a great session hosted at the Referendum Cafe on it’s last day as democratic hub organised by the energetic Kim Simpson. A splendid effort by the Referendum Cafe’s lead, Lizzie Smith whose determination to bring politics to the pavement never wavered, nor did the support of Katherine Mackinnon in the process. …

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Funding feedback and growing an entrepenurial spirit

Scotland, I love you. I want to stay and make Scotland a place I want to live and work in, and others do too.  It needs new perspectives, fresh thinking, aspirational people with ambition.  This cultural diaspora I’m talking about will need nurturing.  Scotland has a long (and proven) history in recent times in lacking …

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50 Word Short

I recently joined the Glad Cafe’s writers group. Since studying I’ve had a fear of creative writing (and other styles) , believing that I wasn’t very good at it. Joining the group has given me the push I needed to write and read in public.  Thanks to all for the useful critique and good feedback …

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