February 18, 2019

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My next-door-but-one neighbour, Mrs Craddock, handed in half a dozen eggs, which she’d picked up at Gorgie Farm. It got me thinking, that I hadn’t visited the city farm in years – and it would be a good nod to Sigrid’s pivotal meeting with Peggy in K...

April 24, 2018

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Ever wondered where writers get their ideas from? Find out how Simon Mayo's radio show inspired a character!

April 3, 2018

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Peggy Drumm’s bucket list continues to be a common topic of conversation for the members of our Cedars Readers Book Club. Mr Hexham’s donkey sanctuary struck a chord with our group as Sara is forever touting scratch cards and raffle tickets for the S...

March 6, 2018

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Chips and I were heading out this morning when Mr Thom, my neighbour, stopped me to express his empathy for Robert Lithgow’s predicament in Knitting Haggis. Seemingly he, too, has been chasing a package that hasn’t arrived. After scouring his recycli...

October 24, 2017

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On Wednesday the 18th October, the Edinburgh Evening News featured in the Real Lives section the release of my three novels. The headline ‘NHS Worker Lisa has the write stuff” caught the eye of NHS Lothian colleagues from the RIE and Astley Ainslie H...

September 20, 2017

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Knitting Haggis is Peggy Drumm’s story of scooping the lottery jackpot. Since her idea of splashing out is to go for the supermarket’s luxury range of sausages, she is advised to create a bucket list. Here are some of the things on my bucket list:


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I'm Lisa and I'm blogging about Edinburgh, having fun with writing and amusing ideas.


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