Alastair Cook

By AlastairCook

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Liz Lochhead, Scottish poet and dramatist (also, no less, Scots Makar – the National Poet for Scotland), Edinburgh.

I rounded the corner in Poundstretcher and noticed a lady dropped something, instinctively I bent to pick it up and hand it back. I recognised Liz immediately and we went for a coffee. Not often you get to start a conversation with the words 'the last time I met you was at Buckingham Palace'! A very pleasant end to a very difficult week. And watch this space, Liz and I are now plotting Filmpoem things...

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