Ideas and Inspirations: From Open Book

Open Book is an organisation that often works with The Bugle’s Creative Writing Group. They run shared reading sessions across a wide variety of communities all around Scotland. During the lockdown they have begun publishing news letters containing much to get you reading, thinking and writing. It also contains news about how you can joinContinue reading “Ideas and Inspirations: From Open Book”

Three Poems for the Self-Isolated

Who Lives Where? There’s Bungalow Bill, who lives over the hill, Then there’s Pat, in her high rise flat, There’s Annette, in her wee Maisonette, Then there’s Ken, in his wee but’n’ben, Then there’s Jermone, in his old care home, There’s Dan, in his static caravan, Oh, and my very best friend, in her gableContinue reading “Three Poems for the Self-Isolated”

Memories of a Dancing Girl

I don’t know if I was happy. I don’t really understand what happiness means. Something unobtainable maybe. But I have memories that make me smile, little things, often unnoticed. Most of my life I was self-employed. I’ve noticed saying that can lead to suspicion. Something must be broken if you don’t work for the machine,Continue reading “Memories of a Dancing Girl”

Three Poems About Appreciating Key Workers

Brave Why don’t we clap for shop assistants so brave? Walk past their window and give them a wave, Open your window, open your door, Stand on your balcony and clap once more! Isolation Everyone’s talking about isolation, deprivation and separation, Here, there and across the nation, Everyone’s going out to clap and cheer, EveryContinue reading “Three Poems About Appreciating Key Workers”

My Point of View of the Current World Concerning the Pandemic

We do not know at all where this virus comes from. We just note that everything happens by the will of the almighty. This virus called coranavirus is ravaging the whole world. The virus teaches us something very important, and here is an example that I can cite: whether you are rich or poor youngContinue reading “My Point of View of the Current World Concerning the Pandemic”