Essex Book Festival 2020: Local Authors’ Day 7th March

Essex Book Festival 2020: Local Authors’ Day 7th March

I am looking forward to hosting a discussion session at Chelmsford Library, 10.00-11.30, Saturday 7th March 2020, entitled ‘Using Familiar Landscapes to Inspire Fictional Locations’. The session is described as follows: ‘An author-led discussion session to show and discuss how familiar features in the Essex countryside can be used as the inspiration for creating new […] more…
Another Life: Final Cover Design

Another Life: Final Cover Design

To be published 1st May 2020. more…

‘Another Life’, My New Novel, will be Published 1st May 2020

I am delighted to announce that my new novel, Another Life, will be published on 1st May 2020. Much more news to follow… more…
Lendwithcare: Help Entrepreneurs Work Their Way Out Of Poverty

Lendwithcare: Help Entrepreneurs Work Their Way Out Of Poverty

Each year I ask my friends and followers to consider supporting the charity Lendwithcare. Lendwithcare provides entrepreneurs in developing countries with ethical loans to enable them to work their way out of poverty with dignity. The wonderful thing is that, being a loan, the money is repaid, allowing you to help people to help themselves […] more…
Fenja And Menja, The Grotte-Mill And The Fimbul Winter

Fenja And Menja, The Grotte-Mill And The Fimbul Winter

An important element in my Invisible College Trilogy is the Book of Mysteries, entitled Temple Walden – A View of Its History, Origins and the World Order. The title page identifies it as An account of the ancient mysteries, as recorded with diligence through the ages and recounting the truth and destiny of the true […] more…
Stone Devil From The Invisible College Trilogy

Stone Devil From The Invisible College Trilogy

The statue of the Stone Devil that features in my YA series, The Invisible College Trilogy and appears in the cover design for book 2, ‘Dust and Shadows, is based on this photograph I took some years ago. I’m glad I did, as it has since disappeared. In book one, ’They Do Things Differently Here’, […] more…
SALAD: Southend Area Local Authors’ Day Saturday 6th July 2019

SALAD: Southend Area Local Authors’ Day Saturday 6th July 2019

Not to be missed! On Saturday, 6th July, the 2019 Southend Area Local Authors’ Day (SALAD), with the Southend Festival. The opportunity to meet, talk and listen to local authors from the Southend-on-Sea and surrounding area. Share stories and experiences of writing and buy their books. Participating authors from a number of genres, including fiction, […] more…
The Voynich Manuscript: Decoded After 100 Years

The Voynich Manuscript: Decoded After 100 Years

In book 1 of my The Invisible College Trilogy, the main protagonists, teenagers Emily and Peter, discover a ‘book of mysteries’, which contains, amongst other things, a transcription of a document written in an indecipherable text, accompanied by illustrations, also not understood. I based this upon the Voynich manuscript.For over a hundred years the Voynich […] more…
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