As a schoolboy already caught up in addiction, I stood outside of a McDonalds waiting for a man I thought was my friend.
A friend I met online. It would change my life forever. I was a streetwise kid growing up in a tough housing scheme. But the Internet was a new phenomenon.

Euphoric Recall details my recovery from extreme trauma and addiction. As a Scottish working-class lad who grew up in a new town—Livingston—I survived brutal experiences with suicide, violence and severe mental health issues. One day, I decided to write a memoir about it all.

I hold nothing back.

finding Guts Publishing

Shortly after this I discovered Guts Publishing. Their tagline had me hooked instantly: ‘Ballsy books about life’. They were an independent publisher based in London who were seeking bold life stories. NOW I felt something in my gut.

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