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Edinburgh Photography

Graveyards of Edinburgh

Some photographs from Edinburgh’s historic graveyards and cemeteries, including Greyfriars Kirkyard, St Cuthbert’s cemetery and the Dean Cemetery.

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Edinburgh Gaming

Back to the Present

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 […]

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Edinburgh Photography

Edinburgh in Black & White

Sometimes, the city looks even better without colour …

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Edinburgh Gaming Thoughts

Falling into Autumn, 2022 Edition

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 […]

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Edinburgh Photography

Statues of Edinburgh

Another of my old photography projects I’m thinking of resurrecting and/or using in forthcoming Call of Cthulhu scenarios – Statues of Edinburgh.

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Edinburgh Photography

Photos of Fringes Past

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 […]

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Edinburgh Photography

Ghost signs of Edinburgh

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 …)

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Edinburgh Gaming Photography

Call of the Fringe

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…

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Edinburgh Folklore Gaming Photography

Edinburgh Lore

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 […]

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Edinburgh Photography

Edinburgh Cthulhu inspiration

It’s everywhere you look. Well, everywhere I look at least.