North of the Wall…

  My home is close to the Peak District, so a drive to the north coast of Scotland is a long undertaking. Last week I made the trip up to the Scottish coast road that runs across the top of our nation. It was one of the final trips I needed to make for aContinue reading “North of the Wall…”

Desk or exercise bike? What’s the best location for a writer?

George Orwell famously took himself off to the Scottish island of Jura to pen 1984, allowing himself to become engrossed in tranquillity and isolation for the creation of the dystopian classic. I’m writing this blog as I sweat away on an exercise bike in my one-time garage that now acts as a cold office for theContinue reading “Desk or exercise bike? What’s the best location for a writer?”