Kirkcaldy

Kirkcaldy

I’m occasionally asked why – having left Scotland for Japan – I chose to return. Many seem confused that, having “escaped” the clutches of Fife for a new life abroad, I’d want to make it back to somewhere so bland and “normal” as Kirkcaldy. That question overlooks a...
Still Dreaming

Still Dreaming

At the start of the year, I made a commitment to cut back a little. My bookshelves are overflowing, my DVD collection is filled with unwatched classics, and I could no longer ignore the gathering dust on my shelves; filled with media untouched and overlooked....
Selling Ourselves

Selling Ourselves

If you’d told me in January that this year would see most of the world trapped behind closed doors, hiding from a global pandemic… Lockdown has given us all plenty of time to think. Our everyday comforts have rapidly been stripped away. You can’t pop down to Starbucks...