Monthly Archives: July 2012

An interview with Louise Welsh

New novel from author of The Cutting Room Full interview can be read in Newbooks magazine ( It’s late Friday afternoon and Louise Welsh welcomes me in to her Glasgow home as if she has all the time in the … Continue reading

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Kind of blue velvet

I’ve just arrived home after housesitting a beautiful Glasgow apartment. It’s not the kind of place that’s had money thrown at it, instead, the owners have lavished the high-ceilinged Victorian space with care, thought and consideration, and it more than … Continue reading

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Rising stars at new graduates’ exhibitions

Over the summer, the RGI Kelly Gallery in Douglas Street, Glasgow is hosting not one but a quartet of exhibitions featuring a selection of works from new graduates selected from the degree shows of three institutions in Glasgow. An unrivalled … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Forge I wrote this piece on lovely Lisa’s Davis’ home for Scotland on Sunday’s At Home magazine. When Lisa and Stevie Davis decided to extend their ground floor portion of a converted old forge in Renfrewshire, they didn’t just think … Continue reading

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