Bantuan Coffee Foundation – Helps victims of child prostitution in Indonesia start a new life by selling the luxurious wild Kopi Luwak coffee from Indonesia and uses the profits to pay for safe houses and education scholarships. Help out, please.
0 to 8848m – Also affiliated with Bantuan, Robert Porter and Rona McKay will attempt to walk from sea level to the summit of Everest. The adventure is ongoing.
Freight Books – My publisher.
Gutter – Magazine of contemporary Scottish writing.
Cargo Publishing – Excellent Scottish publishers.
Japan Times – Nationwide Japanese newspaper. I write for the books section.
Looking Glass Books – Independent bookshop in Edinburgh.
Metropolis – Tokyo-based magazine of everything.
Molluskit – Natural, humane slug repellent.
Mothercoat – Quite simply one of the most exciting and inventive bands around.
No Alibis – Independent bookshop in Belfast.
Saraband Books – Another excellent Scottish publisher.
Scots Whay Hae – Podcast on all things cultural and Scottish.
West End Lane Books – Independent bookshop in London
Jane Alexander – Author of The Last Treasure Hunt.
Chris Beckett – Winner of 2009 Edge Hill Short Story award and 2012 Arthur C. Clarke Award.
Alan Bissett – Novelist, playwright, Pink Floyd fan.
Rodge Glass – Award-winning novelist, editor and biographer.
Kirstin Innes – Author of Fishnet.
Anneliese Mackintosh – Author of the award-winning Any Other Mouth.
Alan Robertshaw – Author of The Edge of Things and Slow Furies.
Patrick Robertshaw – Freelance designer.
Denise Strohsahl – Marketing, copywriting, tourism.
Simon Sylvester – Author of The Visitors and Marrow.