How to Trim Your Beard

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I’m well chuffed to have another story in Scottish Product magazine this month.  This time it’s about beards and breaking up and it’s getting quite a response on Twitter and Facebook.

The story is set in Rhu Cafe in beautiful Arisaig, looking over to Eigg on the Scottish west coast.  It’s 50:50 truth and fiction, so great fun to write.

Can you relate?

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52and39/29 You’ve Been Framed

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I’ve been thinking a lot about framing, about context and how things can simultaneously be different things to different people, depending on how experiences are framed.

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Sometimes Edinburgh feels like The Truman Show.  Boat times on Eigg were like that too.  Ritual and repetition are framed scenes in touristy places, I guess.

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A good view nearly always has an amazing, sometimes understated frame.  Layers, texture, colour and cross sections sing to me when I’m trying to understand places.

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I think it’s the same process for choosing cake – senses lead, recognition follows.

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