Update Notes from the Overground

Sorry, but I had to remove Notes from the Overground from Kobo. However it’s still available from Amazon as either an e-book or a paperback. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Alexander-Hill/e/B00P7SRP9O/

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New Book Paperback

My latest book of short stories is now available as a paperpack!

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New book!

Notes from the Overground my collection of short stories is now available on Amazon and Kobo. This is simply a rag bag of tales of no particular significance, none of them are especially profound or important. If you find any

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You’ve got to love this!

I just thought this was brilliant! True or not is should be. With much thanks to Jeff On Radio. The US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That’s an exceedingly odd number.Why was that

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Water of Leith

Just a few Autumn pictures from the Water of Leith

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Harlaw Reservoir, Pentland Hills.

Some random pictures from Harlaw Reservoir in the Pentland HIlls.

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Word of the Week – Procrustean

Procrustean Of or like Procrustes or his actions. Procrustes was one of many villains defeated by the Greek hero Theseus. According to Greek mythology, Procrustes was a robber who killed his victims in a most cruel and unusual way. He

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Festive Tragedy 4pm 18th Aug 2020

  Missing the Fringe. This street and these venues should be busting at the seams. So sad

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Edinburgh

For those of you missing out on the Edinburgh Festival; some views of Calton Hill on the 8th of August

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Trumpery

Originally posted on Notes from the Overground :
You’ve just got to love this! From the Oxford English Dictionary. Definition of trumpery in English: noun (plural trumperies) [mass noun] 1 Attractive articles of little value or use: None of your woollen…

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