Interview: The Gorbals Vampire Playwright Johnny McKnight

Published by Glasgowist. Over 60 years after the notorious Gorbals vampire was said to be creeping around ‘the gravy’ in the Southern Necropolis, a new play on the dramatic real-life events by Johnny McKnight is set to hit the Citizens Theatre this weekend. In 1954, the rumour mill churned out the tale of a monster […]

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Uncanny Valley and the Creepy Clown Craze

Published by Huffington Post and Strathclyde Telegraph. Clown sightings, the world’s current epidemic of excitable rumour and panic – which seems to be gaining more and more momentum just in time for Halloween – began when a young boy, the son of Donna Arnold, and a small group of children, spotted two clowns in the […]

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Short Story: ‘Little Lies’

Published by the Strathclyde Telegraph. Banoffee muffins with cream cheese and cinnamon icing, spiced pumpkin lattes, strawberry cheesecake, banana bread, pumpkin pies, carrot cake, ginger bread, and chocolate brownies were just a few of the baked goods stacked onto the towering shelves in Bella’s Coffee House in Lochwinnoch that morning. With my jacket drenched, and […]

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