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My latest book,

Shadows and Light: The Extraordinary Life of James McBey

The first ever biography of Scottish artist-adventurer James McBey.

"magical & mesmerising"
— The Press & Journal

In pictures:

The James McBey Exhibition 2023

The Aberdeen Art Gallery exhibition based on my book ran from 11 Feb. to 28 May 2023.

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— The Scotsman




film maker

I have worked as a journalist since 2002. My most recent role was as a Senior Producer for Al Jazeera English Digital. Today I contribute stories to Al Jazeera English  in a freelance capacity.

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I have worked as both author and editor. My recent book on James McBey was published by Scotland Street Press in 2022.

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praise for 'Shadows and Light'

'James McBey ... has found a new champion in the journalist and writer Alasdair Soussi.'
The Guardian
Jan Patience, Art columnist, Sunday Post
'magical & mesmerising'
The Press & Journal


Political and social affairs in Scotland and the UK are my jam. I also have a journalistic passion for everything Middle Eastern.

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Short Films.

In recent years, I have added film making to my skills, shooting shorts for Al Jazeera's social media platforms.

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