Some photographs from Edinburgh’s historic graveyards and cemeteries, including Greyfriars Kirkyard, St Cuthbert’s cemetery and the Dean Cemetery.
My first Call of Cthulhu scenario – The Pharaoh’s Sacrifice – is doing well, having recently become a ’copper best seller’ on DriveThruRPG. As my debut scenario, it is close to my heart and I hope Keepers and players enjoy it and get a good few hours of creepy 1920s entertainment from it. Even before […]
Sometimes, the city looks even better without colour …
Every year at this time, I always reassess what I’m doing creatively, reboot it, and start afresh. This was always prompted by the end of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, that month-long celebration of the arts and creativity in all its shapes and forms. This year, for various reasons, I’ve not gone to anything in the […]
Another of my old photography projects I’m thinking of resurrecting and/or using in forthcoming Call of Cthulhu scenarios – Statues of Edinburgh.
A few years ago, I used to review and shoot shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Part of me misses those days, but now I am a little bit older, I’m not sure I could keep up the same pace I used to. Nevertheless, the Fringe did give me my love of circus, cabaret, alternative […]
Researching Edinburgh history for my Call of Cthulhu scenarios set in the city gives me a perfect opportunity to revisit my old ’Ghost Signs of Edinburgh’ photos (and look for more …)
Little did these performers of Edinburgh Festival Fringes past know that one day these photos I took of them would end up being the inspiration for Call of Cthulhu scenario NPCs…
I am relishing viewing my hometown through the eyes of a Call of Cthulhu scenario designer. The city has legends, tales and stories everywhere you look, and it is a constant source of inspiration. Now that I am very much in the rhythm of creating scenarios, I am working on a side-project, a book of […]
It’s everywhere you look. Well, everywhere I look at least.