Scottish stories, books, poems, and more

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So something slightly different...I’m currently trying to write a poem based around life in a small Scottish seaside town (obviously exaggerating greatly) but these are just wee notes that I’ve found and may or may not use...grammar not quite right...musicality and flow not the best etc but hopefully you… Read More

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Life on the road for a Scottish tinker child, written in Scottish dialect. PS The front cover pictures some of my own ancestors. Read More
Detective Constable Lawson begins his first day as an officer in Dóchas Scotland, a place the locals romantically refer to as Hope Town. He's done his research and knows about the weird and wonderful things that go on there, and that makes him determined to join the small, overstretched police… Read More

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Just where has Monkey been all these years? And what has he been up to? Read More
Celtic legends collide with modern sensibilities and style in this contemporary gothic tale. Sarah MacAlpin has always felt like an outsider. Raised by her Scottish grandmother deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Sarah grew up with one foot in the old world and one foot in the new world. Her… Read More
Love letter to the Southern Highlands village, Bundanoon, Australia. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 04, 2013

This was a poem I wrote years ago. One that came to me one night and I could not stop laughing. I hope you enjoy. Read More

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Death, Despair, lust, loyalty and betrayal. This story follows our protagonist Captain Percy Hawthorne, of the 21st Scottish Ranger Battalion during the Napoleonic wars, unexpected events lead him to deep cover operations within Italy and France, under an organization like a 18th century MI6. Napoleon rages over Europe, while loyalties… Read More
What happens when a hapless scientist from Glasgow finds himself in an alternate universe -- one where the people are enslaved, the world is falling apart, and the only person interested in fixing it is a child mage? Read More
A poem for someone with ebon locks and a heart of gold. Read More
This is the life story of Oran Rivers a Scottish girl who fears she will live the rest of her life trapped in her home town of Dundee with her critical parents, mean siblings and lack of a social life and see her dreams of becoming a musician unfulfilled. However,… Read More

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A ballad recounting the Massacre of Glencoe, February 13th 1692, in which 38 members of Clan MacDonald were slain outright, and another 40 died of exposure after Clan Campbell burnt their homes to the ground. The reason for this mass murder was that the MacDonalds of Glencoe were not as… Read More
The Parish of St. Elizabeth in Jamaica is known for Red Bauxite Soils, Black River and a special group of people. Read this to know why the Balck River turned black. Read More

Poem / Humor

February 22, 2012

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A poem created whilst looking for a short Scottish poem for my sister to read in school. WIth the random subject of 'bins' being thrown at me. Read More
Short Argumentative Essay on whether the Old Firm are beneficial to Scottish football as a whole. Read More
A tale of sex, drugs and rock n roll from the viewpoint of the women in the band. Read More

Book / Fantasy

November 17, 2011

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It is the early 16th century, Scottish Highlands,and Catubodua named after the goddess of victory, has faced many challenges. From growing up motherless, being forced to live as a lady when all she wants is to be free, and being charged with the upkeep of the entire keep. Yet none… Read More
Figgie Watson tells the story of how she met the man she wishes to spend eternity with, and by the end will figure out how close eternity has come to beginning. Read More
A summary of working life in Scotland. Did someone say work? HAHAHAHA Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 18, 2011

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Alchohol - from first nervous drink, to fun in the pub, addiction then redemption Read More

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The trauma of bullying Read More
A day in the life of my work Read More
This is my very own tribute to my beloved Scottish fold who just passed away. He was sick and suffering, so we had to have him put to sleep. It's been extraordinarily painful for me as the tears keep coming, so I just wanted to take the time to share… Read More
a young scottish boy mets a aboriginal boy on the barge and he shows him the ways of the beach. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 01, 2010

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Not all of the wee folk are a good lot to have on your heels. Read More
When Hannah, a London based personal shopper finds herself house sitting a mansion in Scotland. She meets Ewan, the gardener at the mansion. As Hannah learns new things about life through the experiances that Ewan gives her, will Hannah choose to stay in Scotland and follow her heart, or will… Read More

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A tale of celebrity, angelic mischief, and the end of days! Read More

Poem / Humor

May 10, 2009

Lyrics to a song I wrote. Warning--may be upsetting to scottish! Read More

Tags: funny, scottish

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