Friday, 28 June 2013

New e-book

The Spirit Collection.

I have finally got around to e-publishing my poetry collection, which first came out in 2000. I have added some new poems, and a lot more illustrations. There's no particular theme, although there is a leaning towards natural history... A spirit collection  is the way museums store specimens which only consist of soft tissue, so they have to be preserved in alcohol because otherwise they'd decompose.

Thursday, 13 June 2013

Dundee International Book Prize 2013

Click here for a link to the free e-book containing the first chapters of the thirteen books in the 2013 Dundee International Book Prize. One of which is mine.

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Partialy leucisitic jackdaw

This handsome fellow landed in our garden recently - a partlally leucistic jackdaw. Leucism  is different from albinism. We haven't seen him again, unfortunately. Or maybe that's fortunate for the great tits, who have a number of babies almost ready to fledge...