It’s closing time at the pub. Swally merchant Tam o’ Shatner’s blown his last fiver on last orders. Taxi fare spurned and a wrathful wife at home, Tam must brave the sub-zero Glesga winter, the wandering ghosts of the Necropolis, and freaky lights in the sky above Mount Vernon Park.
D.A. Watson spent several years working in bars etc. before going back to university with the plan of becoming a music teacher. Halfway through his degree at Glasgow University he discovered he was better at writing. He later gained his masters degree in Creative Writing from the University of Stirling.
Still smiling after reading this. Great wee tale, well told, loads of laughs but lots of insights into Glasgow life as well.
Hilarious, affectionate tale with undead bams and alien abductions thrown in for good measure. A superb resetting of the Burns poem. Great fun all round