Late leaving for the Sahel. Waited to carry news from Glasgow. For now, we still breed in these sandy banks. But drought and flood rock our winter people. Leave it too late and we may bring bad news of sowers and herders. And some of us may not return
'O Man of Clay,' published January 2020 by Stairwell Books. Set in Hartlepool and Siberia in the near future, tundra thawing and sea-level rising.