Thank you for all the beautiful birthday wishes, it means a lot! I have taken this whole week off to enjoy relaxing and fun birthday adventures (all birthday celebrations should last at least a week).
Here are some in case you want to join me:
Reading with the brilliant Nadine Aisha Jassat, Tom Pow and – warming us up, last year’s winner, Katie Ailes… in the Book Week Scotland Rebel Slam at the Scottish Storytelling Centre tonight (Tuesday 20 November): https://www.scottishstorytellingcentre.com/event/?eventid=16684
Attending the Women on the Road Open Book Workshop with the splendid Marjorie Lotfi Gill tomorrow (Wednesday 21 November): https://www.fruitmarket.co.uk/event/writing-workshop-women-road/
Reading with the marvellous 12 and Rhona Warwick Paterson in Women on the Road at the Fruitmarket (Wednesday 21 November): https://www.fruitmarket.co.uk/event/women-road-rhona-warwick-paterson-writers-12/
Might be able to catch this talk by the magnificent Robyn Marsack on Edmund Blunden and WW1 Poetry and recommend (Thursday 22 November): http://www.scottishpoetrylibrary.org.uk/connect/events/report-experience-edmund-blunden-and-ww1
Dancing at the Book Week Scotland Feminist Disco (Friday 23 November): https://bookweekscotlandevents.com/events/the-feminist-disco-rebel-event
Listening at the launch of the stupendous Iain Morrison’s I’m a Pretty Circler at the Fruitmarket (Saturday 24 November): https://www.fruitmarket.co.uk/event/book-launch-iain-morrison-im-pretty-circler/
Hope to see you somewhere along the way.
PS Just looked out my window and look what was shining through the rain and hail and wind… double rainbow! Double rainbow!