Brian Ruckley





Brian Ruckley


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Edinburgh, Scotland, The United Kingdom
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I was born and brought up in Edinburgh. After studying at Edinburgh and Stirling Universities, and after a good deal of displacement activity (varying from spending three months in the rainforests of Borneo trying to record the dawn chorus of gibbons to briefly working in a tea warehouse / factory), I moved to England to enter the world of full-time employment.

As much by luck as judgement, I had a series of on the whole enjoyable and interesting jobs, mostly based in London. All of them save one have been in the charity sector, and at various times they have involved extensive overseas travel, environmental and community projects, nature conservation and fundraising.

Writing was a big feature of my childhood, and has ebbed and flowed as a sp
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I may have mentioned this before, but I’m a podcast addict.


The list of podcasts I’m subscribed to currently exceeds eighty. Seriously. Not that I listen to every episode they all put out, and some of them are probably dead or at best wildly infrequent.


But there’s fairly continuous churn. I’m constantly dropping and picking up series as I discover new stuff or lose interest.


Here, then, are my fi...

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“Loss alone is but the wounding of a heart; it is memory that makes it our ruin.”
Brian Ruckley, Fall of Thanes

“Think how much happier the world might be if people sought approval for what they do from their children instead of their ancestors.”
Brian Ruckley, Winterbirth

“I think now, looking back, that we all die, little by little, as each of those we love departs before us.”
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