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Tom Murray
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Scottish playwright, fiction writer and poet
Scottish playwright, fiction writer and poet

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WALKING THE DOG
I'm not really one for the great outdoors and walking for miles.  I like my imaginative bubble and could very easily be a hermit!   Lucky for me then that I have Jero our retriever who for some odd reason quite likes fresh air and running after a tennis bal...
WALKING THE DOG
WALKING THE DOG
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COBBLESTONE TOWN
A children's story.  Do you
live in a town with cobblestone streets?   Or do you know of a town with cobblestone streets? Let me
tell you about the people that live between the gaps of the cobblestones. This
is Cobblestone Town and each gap to them is a str...
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DO GHOSTS EVER DIE?
A very short story that I wrote a few years ago. The man sat on the
loading bay in front of the rotting corpse of the factory, that rose fully four
storeys above him.   All about him the bulldozers
cracked the factory like an egg, for the silent workmen in ...
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THE SMELLY SOCK FAMILY
I used to make up stories about 'The Smelly Sock Family' and tell them to my two boys when they were growing up.  I never wrote them down at the time, only recently writing a couple of stories from what I could remember. I turned one of them into the poem b...
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TREASURE TRAIN: FAMILY SHARED READING EVENT
The below is an event designed to encourage sharing reading enthusiasms across the generation through their individual favourite childhood reading. TREASURE TRAIN: AN INTERGENERATIONAL PROJECT AIMS: --Through a love of books read as children various
generat...
TREASURE TRAIN: FAMILY SHARED READING EVENT
TREASURE TRAIN: FAMILY SHARED READING EVENT
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Another emotional very much part story! I worked for my dad during the summer
school holidays and the day would always start with a yawn and an early morning
stroll past the salivating wolves next door to my dad’s factory.     Of course they weren’t really ...
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I don't call the below a memory.  An impression of one filtered through the years.  It will be different from other members of my family.  Parts of it will be mis remembered but emotionally they're real. When I was growing up we were lucky to go a number of...
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Recently I had a rehearsed reading of a new play of mine in Glagow. Flyer and a bit about it below--more to follow. Scotland—near future. Scotland still part of UK. The majority of
foreign nationals have been deported. Those who remain are illegal,
includ...
PostcardsfromBorderland
PostcardsfromBorderland
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Hi, Its been a while but I'm back!  I hope to be a bit more frequent in my posts in the future. Writing wise its been a busy time and I think I'll start with the present. I have a play coming up on the 16th July in Hawick in the Scottish Borders.  Flyer bel...
PostcardsfromBorderland
PostcardsfromBorderland
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SPRING IS...
Recently, working alongside Scottish Borders Libraries, I've tutored a couple of workshops on the theme of Spring.   One workshop was held at Kelso Library the other Eyemouth Library. As well as really enjoying the workshops and the work produced by the par...
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