So, who am I and what have I been up to all these years and why the flight into the unknown now?


This is me, by the way.  New pixie cut, uh-huh.

And it turns out I am a writer.  Lochdarnock - The Kiss and The Curse, is my first novel (I have written sketches, plays and I was commissioned by a youth theatre to write the 'book' for a musical (Simone et Francois).

I do remember how this current novel came into being.  Before her death at the tender age of sixty seven, my mother (Margaret) had written a novel -A Good Place - about her family 
background.  It needed work she was unable to complete, so I decided some time later to take just one strand of the story
and it developed into LOCHDARNOCK - The Kiss and The Curse which bears no relation to anyone alive or dead but does look at my maternal family background for inspiration and let's face it, those people are (were) quite something.

The story is a total fiction and I have to say I enjoyed writing it.  Exploring the time, the people of the age and the history they lived through was a pleasure.  God, I fell in love with my very humble family over gain and I do so appreciate my humble origins which have, in fact, kept most of us GROUNDED even though we are all a lot safer and surer of ourselves and our futures than those poor souls must have felt back then.

Published by


So, who am I? What have I been doing all these years and why the flight into the unknown NOW? I am Ri Adam - and it turns out I am a writer. Having come through lengthy reconstructive surgery following breast cancer, I was diagnosed with MS. I am a firm believer that anything is possible and that life begins at 60. There is always a way! I love reading, theatre, cinema, swimming, walking and bopping about to Abba. My novel - LOCHDARNOCK - The Kiss and the Curse is available on amazon from 28th March, 2018. So life started at 60 when I got a publisher, after a bit of a push and it continues now. Ri Adam - writer! Who'd a thunk it?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s