Poems to Prestongrange Museum

It was back in the heady summer of 2019 when I first started working with some East Lothian locals to create poetry in Prestongrange...

Reflections

Meanwhile the mind, from pleasure less, Withdraws into its happiness; The mind, that ocean where each kind Does straight its own...

Old & New

Meeting for our penultimate sessions, we start by reflecting on the things that stood out for each of us after the in depth history walk...

Logie 100 Creative Writing Group

July/August 2021 A creative writing group exploring the history of the pioneering Logie Council housing scheme in Dundee with local...

Living History

Starting this weeks session as usual at the Balgay bandstand, someone has left a cheerful message for us. We obey instructions and set...

Walking & Writing

We have been using the technique of the "meditative walk" throughout our creative writing sessions on Balgay hill. Walk silently for a...

Old Ghosts

For our third trip out to Balgay and it's environs we visit the old Balgay graveyard. We invoke the spirits of Dylan Thomas and Emily...

Bards of Balgay Hill

The Bridge The bridge careers Across the gulf The Dundee Straits The Costa Del Tay Waiting for the day The world again visits Dundee Smog...