Talks 

'Style Versus Content.' Keynote speech at EWWC, Beijing University, China, 2013

Read the text here.

This speech was about style and content in writing, and included excerpts from the poems of Adrienne Rich and Liu Xiaobo. 

'Oh, Flower of Scotland: Scotland's Poetry.' Royal Overseas League, 2016

A talk about the legacy of Scottish poetry, and of its values, in which I suggested the importance of looking at the effects of freemasonry and its values on poets like Robert Burns.