News · Reading · Reflecting · Writing

No Resolutions but Good Intentions: Writing, Reading and Reflecting in 2018

In spite of the time of year this is not a post about resolutions. I think the other 3Rs that this blog is based on ­- Writing, Reading and Reflecting are quite sufficient. However, I do want to share with you some of my ongoing plans and intentions for the blog and my writing in… Continue reading No Resolutions but Good Intentions: Writing, Reading and Reflecting in 2018

News · Reflecting

Breaking Down the Barriers Between Science and the Arts with @SAWTrust

Just before I started to write this post, I was listening to the Andrew Marr Show on BBC Radio 4. The panel of expert guests had been invited to discuss science. Specifically, in a programme entitled From Darwin to Big Data, they were asked to consider whether scientists have failed to communicate their work to… Continue reading Breaking Down the Barriers Between Science and the Arts with @SAWTrust

My Writing · News · Scotland

The Silver Locket: – 21st century schoolgirl meets Bonnie Prince Charlie and he needs her help.

The Silver Locket The Anne you know from this blog had a previous life. Oh yes, I’ve not always been Anne Stormont, old bat and writer. I had an earlier incarnation, pre-wifehood, as Anne McAlpine. So it seemed fitting, when I was looking for an author name to go by when writing for children, that… Continue reading The Silver Locket: – 21st century schoolgirl meets Bonnie Prince Charlie and he needs her help.