1991 Did reading at the Poetry Library, London.
1991–1992 SAC Tutor for Denny Writers.
1993 More episodes of The Happy Land on BBC Radio Scotland.
1994 Awarded a second SAC Writer’s Bursary.
1994 Started running Poetry in Practice classes at Edinburgh University. Classes still running.
1995–1996 SAC Tutor for Denny Writers.
1996 Poem featured on BBC Radio 4’s Poetry Please!
1997 First Prize in UK section of Scottish International Open Poetry Competition.
1997 First Prize in Swanage Literary Festival Competition.
2001 Poems included in A Book of Scottish Verse (Hale).
2001–2002 Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow at Napier University (Edinburgh).
2002 Asked to join Edinburgh’s Shore Poets.
2002–2003 RLF Writing Fellow at Edinburgh University (Lifelong Learning).
2004–2005 RLF Project Fellow at EU (LL).
2006 RLF Mentor.
2005–2007 RLF Writing Fellow at EU (LL).
2002 Spalebone Days (Kettillonia Press) published.
2005 First Prize in UK section of Scottish International Open Poetry Competition.
2005 Poetry reading at the Scottish Parliament.
2005 Poems included in The Edinburgh Book of Twentieth-century Scottish Poetry (Edinburgh University Press).
2006 First Prize in National Galleries of Scotland Competition.
2006 Poem in 100 Favourite Scottish Poems (Luath).
2007 Paper Run (Mariscat Press).
2010 Made an honorary member of Shore Poets.
2010–2011 Tutor for Falkirk Writers.
2012 Will I Ever Get to Minsk? (HappenStance Press).
2014 Come Close and Listen (Greenwich Exchange).