Whilst living in London John saw two of his plays performed on the stage; "British" at The London Theatre and "The Storm" at theatre 503. At the same time John began acting as an in-house writer for the London based production company Redeeming Features where he has recently completed a screenplay on the battle of Stalingrad.
As a member of the Traverse young writers group, and the Traverse poetry collective, John is highly regarded in the Edinburgh writing community and often performs his poetry at the Scottish Poetry Library.
Recently John completed a children's book titled "Frederick the mouse: Davinci's desk" which has been featured on BBC radio Scotland and in the pages of Scottish Sun. A copy of the book can be purchase here.