Photo by Paul Campell www.paulcampbellphotography.co.uk

Hello, I’m Hamish MacDonald. I write and perform stuff. From the menu above you can find out about Plays including Factor 9 which tells the shocking story of the NHS infected blood scandal. Factor 9 toured in Europe and completed a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe. Watch an extract or the full version of the play. You can view poems or songs from the Podium or you can browse in Books and listen to readings from fiction and poetry.

From September 2015-17 I’m working as writer-in-residence with the National Library of Scotland as their Scots Scriever. As part of this I’ll be researching the National Library collections in Edinburgh in the construction of the Wee Windaes website, set up to raise awareness and understanding of the Scots Language.

Photo by Paul Campbell www.paulcampbellphotography.co.uk

I’ll look to keeping matters up to date with forthcoming events in the News section. The idea is to keep this thing lively, entertaining, and political (but never boringly party political) where necessity demands. Browsers, stumblers, seekers-of-nonsense, midgie-rakers of the internet, hopefully you may find something here for you.

midgie-raker, A person who searches dustbins for items of value. (Dictionary of the Scots Language).

Hamish MacDonald is on Facebook and on Vimeo

MA BIT: 3 Minute Slam Poem (Contains F-Word)

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