July 2017: Holloways

July 2017: Holloways

A ‘holloway’ is a sunken lane, usually created over a period of time by water, erosion and traffic. The main characteristics are the steep banks to either side, which may be up to five metres in height, and the trees and hedges that touch overhead, giving the impression of a tunnel. This is a modest […] more…
Society of Authors Herts Writers Group: Photoshoot at Waterstones Hitchin

Society of Authors Herts Writers Group: Photoshoot at Waterstones Hitchin

Much fun was had by participants and onlookers at the Society of Authors Herts group photoshoot at Waterstones Hitchin to publicise our event, ‘Books, Beers & Banter’, the OpenBook Literary Festival, which will be held from 12-6pm, Saturday 29 July at the British Schools Museum, Hitchin. The event forms part of the Hitchin Festival. Twenty […] more…
Photographs Now On Sale On Shutterstock

Photographs Now On Sale On Shutterstock

I have recently become accepted as a contributor to Shutterstock and will be building my portfolio over the coming weeks and months. This is in addition to my collection on Alamy. All photographs available for sale can also be found from the links on this page of my website. more…
Open Book Literary Festival  (Hitchin Festival 2017) Saturday 29th July

Open Book Literary Festival (Hitchin Festival 2017) Saturday 29th July

‘Books, Beers & Banter’… so runs the tag line. It sounds like a great day out for the family, and it will be! The Society of Authors Hertfordshire group is organising the Open Book Literary Festival for one day only, Saturday 29th July, between midday and 6pm, at the British Schools Museum, 41/42 Queen Street, Hitchin […] more…
Book Signing, Waterstones Colchester, Friday 2nd June

Book Signing, Waterstones Colchester, Friday 2nd June

I thoroughly enjoyed my second book signing event at Waterstones Colchester High Street, on Friday 2nd June. I met many interested teens and parents and gained a good number of new readers of my The Invisible College Trilogy. Many thanks to all of you and to the helpful staff at Waterstones. more…
Colour Swatch Print of Every UK Bird – A Truly Original Concept

Colour Swatch Print of Every UK Bird – A Truly Original Concept

This is cool. As described  in Caught by the River‘s competition post, to win a free print, from Friday 19th May. ‘Despite looking through countless bird guides, photographer and designer Pedr Browne couldn’t find anything that gave an overview of their most basic visual characteristic – their colours. And so he embarked on a mission to capture […] more…
The Invisible College Trilogy Stocked at Foyles, Chelmsford

The Invisible College Trilogy Stocked at Foyles, Chelmsford

My ‘The Invisible College’ trilogy now displayed in a prominent position, front of shop, on the Local Interest shelf in Foyles, Chelmsford. Many thanks to the manager, Tom. more…
Writer’s Block Local Radio Show: 5th Anniversary, 3rd May 2017

Writer’s Block Local Radio Show: 5th Anniversary, 3rd May 2017

It was a pleasure to be invited onto the fifth anniversary edition of Sarah Banham’s Writer’s Block radio show on Saint FM yesterday. I only became aware of the programme last year and was surprised to find a community radio programme dedicated to local authors. Writing is an often solitary occupation, which is fine for most of […] more…
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