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...
FENCER REQUIRED Our current fence is old. It once was straight, but time, winds and snowfall has turned it as twisted as one of grandad’s tales. I guess it could be higher: less decoration, more functionality. What good is a fence that doesn’t keep things out. Or in....
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 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...
Good afternoon, Sir. How are you today? Such frightful weather for this time of year. I guess you're wondering what someone like me Is doing in your shop? Let me be clear It's not that times are hard, at least not yet. But everyone could use a...
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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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