PoetryHome, 2015

Life has changed so much since I grew up as a child in Falkirk in the 1970’s, but has it changed me? Am I still a ‘Falkirk Bairn’ or a product of other places I have lived, studied and worked? Settling in my home town with my family I started to wonder what my children’s memories of growing up here will be – and does the fact that they have more technology, freedom, knowledge make it a better childhood?