This short story was published in Flash Flood Journal several years ago. It is very loosely based on something said in a real life incident. You've got to love the internet (and friends who share the weirdness with you). Trigger warning: this story is very dark,...
Spring has sprung, the grass is riz Nettie's site now looks the biz... I'm easily bored and my site has had the same look for AGES, so I asked Gary Parkin to help me give it a facelift. And by 'help me' i mean he did it. Thanks, Gazza! To celebrate the new look, I...
My name is Nettie and I’m delighted you came to visit.
I’m a Glaswegian writer with several health conditions causing constant pain and exhaustion. Perhaps it’s no surprise that my writing tends towards the dark side. I’ve written ever since I was a wee girl who believed that her alien parents left her behind on a scouting message to Earth.
When not writing, I buy books and I read books. These are separate hobbies. If you don’t believe me, take a look at the size of my to-be-read list. If pain allows, I like to embroider brooches and small hoops. You can see my embroidery work on Instagram @wonkyweegie.
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Nae bother, hen!
I decided to join in with the A to Z blog challenge on a whim. I didn't make it to the end. Here are the silly rhymes I did manage for Nettie's Neuroses: A Humorous look at Phobias. I hope they raise a smile.
I only discovered this morning that it was World Poetry Day. This is what I wrote for it. I started out wanting to write a poem about the Glasgow "scramble" when the father of the bride would release a fistful of coins onto the street for the waiting weans to scramble...
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My Mum, Nancy
My lovely mum passed on to whatever is next in December 2018. Wherever she is, she’d be laughing with you.
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