I write as Palo Stickland. My novels are Finding Takri, a family saga and Alana, the sotry of a young Scots woman who finds herself when she travels to Turkey. My collection of short stories and poems is called Playing on the Mountain. I live in Scotland and India.

Palo Stickland

With my friend, Leela Soma, I started our writing group which is called Bearsden Writers. We have a website at http://www.bearsdenwriters.org and a forum on ProBoards called Bearsden Writers. We are on Facebook and Twitter under the same name.

Other pastimes


Watching Films


And historical documentaries

In the past, I have been

A primary school teacher in Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire.

A Curriculum Development Officer in East Dunbartonshire.

A mother and home-maker.