Choir family

It is often said that being in a Gaelic choir is like being part of a family. But to me that doesn’t cover it – being in a Gaelic isn’t like being a family it is a family. I have been immensely fortunate to have been part of this world since I was 16 and […]

Rock Challenge

During the course of the year I was involved in Rock Challenge in my school. It was the first time that our school had taken part and it was a great thing to do. For those who don’t know Rock Challenge is an annual inter-school dance competition that takes place all over the country. Highland […]

Radio silence over

Apologies for the radio silence over the last 3 months – due to moving house and the incapability of internet provider to re-connect a phone line for 8 weeks followed by the summer holidays. However, I am back to my blogging ways with a veritable avalanche of blog posts coming over the next few days […]

Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood

When the bold writing on the cover exclaims ‘winner of the man booker prize’ there is a certain amount of expectation in opening a book. This was the case with Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood, a book which I have seen on Waterstone’s shelves and tables constantly for nearly 15 years. However, with high expectations […]

Revelation by C J Sansom

The fourth book in C J Sansom’s series of novels is probably the most thrilling yet. Matthew Shardlake is this time on the trail of a serial killer in the precarious period of Henry VIII’s latter years. As with all his works Sansom succeeds in keeping the reader in constant suspense till the final pages […]