“Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.”

(Ecclesiastes 1:2)

Wecome to my website. I'd like to claim that it's here to serve some noble purpose or that exploring it will bring you exciting new insights on life the universe and everything. The truth is that it's something I do to avoid doing my marking or my share of the ironing.

I am a Chemistry teacher living in South-West Scotland and a Reader with the Church of Scotland. My hobbies include acting and playing the guitar and writing songs. I also sometimes get the itch to write about current affairs and other things. This website is an outlet for those urges. You have been warned!

Below are buttons that will take you to the various parts of this website. Proceed at your own risk.

As a Reader (lay preacher in other denominations) I lead worship in churches in my local area. My sermons are gradually being added here. Don't say I'm not good to you.

Along with preaching sermons I also feel the urge sometimes to give my opinions on things. Because, obviously, the world is waiting with baited breath for my thoughts.

I did warn you about this. I like to write songs and sometimes I record them. I can't claim to be a world-class record producer, but here they are

I'm involved with a number of organisations and churches. Here are some links to their websites

Frankly I don't know what's going to wind up in here. Take a torch and a ball of string.