Upcoming Events

  1. Prose, praise and story at the Belleisle conservatory

    August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Scottish International Storytelling festival comes to Tamfest

    October 27 @ 7:00 pm - October 28 @ 7:00 pm

Tsimba-vaati

On the first day, when the world was new, the stars glittered and smiled.

The maker looked and said ‘the stars are beautiful

but the world needs more light’.

 

So he sent his winged star messenger down to Earth.

 

He winged star-beast roared a mighty, thunderous roar of brightness

And he breathed his […]

Burns Night reds and blues

burns cottage ayrshire

The Aga and myself have spent most of our lives in a land called Ayrshire or Land o’ Burns. This, title, I am told, is not so much because of all the scorch marks made on neglected washing left on Agas, nor roast potatoes left for 3 days too long to wails from Mum when […]

Staff of life, story-bikes and Andy

Mum was a bit sad this week. It seems humans worry about all sorts of things they can’t change including other human’s health. Instead of calling the vet she chewed her nails and typed on her word machine, face booking, as she calls it. The face she was worried about is indeed a very attractive […]

The Hearth Dragon and the Tiddler

cat on aga and baking

Me relaxing on the Aga in dragon heat

You have probably worked out by now that I am named the Tiddler by my adopted household. I am sure its because of my daintiness: I keep my weight to under 3kg, I’m a petite puss. It has been mooted that I have the […]