I write as Palo Stickland. My novels are Finding Takri, a family saga and creative non-fiction, and Alana which follows a young Scots woman who sails to Turkey. My collection of short stories and poems is called Playing on the Mountain. I live in Scotland and India.
a primary school teacher in Glasgow (Willowbank Primary School, Garnetbank PS and the Language Teaching Centre). I was a Depute Headteacher in East Dunbartonshire (Woodhill Primary School, Bishopbriggs). Before retiring, I was Curriculum/ Educational Development Officer based in Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire.