Mourning Phase Album to be Released on CD

Mourning Phase Album to be Released on CD

Looks like the album will be coming out on CD after all. Reclassified as Progressive Rock. more…
Book Signing at The Book Hut, Maldon 4th September 2-4pm

Book Signing at The Book Hut, Maldon 4th September 2-4pm

This Saturday, 4th September 2-4pm, I’ll be signing copies of Another Life at Maldon Books’ Book Hut, Promenade Park, Maldon. I’m looking forward to stepping inside their lovely hut and chatting with readers. more…
Another Life: At The Printing Press

Another Life: At The Printing Press

In my novel, Another Life, Oliver visits a small printing press in the Cotswolds. He notices an unusual book, offered by a stranger for publication, then withdrawn. The book describes a secret England with local pagan practices and rituals.  He continues his journey and arrives at the village of Durncot. He leans on a cottage […] more…
Mourning Phase Band Recollections

Mourning Phase Band Recollections

I was asked to provide recollections of the band for the sleeve notes of the album, also called Mourning Phase, to be released on vinyl 30th July 2021 by Seelie Court Records. The band first played at the Railway Hotel, in Southend-on-Sea, England. The Railway remains a respected music venue today for Indie bands. Every […] more…
Looking Forward to Live Book Events

Looking Forward to Live Book Events

In common with other authors, with the imminent easing of lockdown, I am looking forward to live book events and meeting readers. Another Life, available in hardcover and paperback from all good bookshops, including Essex booksellers Red Lion Books, Wivenhoe Bookshop and Maldon Boanooks. Also available as a Kindle edition. more…
Society of Authors (Writers of Essex) Talk: Crafting a Speculative Novel

Society of Authors (Writers of Essex) Talk: Crafting a Speculative Novel

On Saturday 5th June 2021, I thoroughly enjoyed giving a virtual talk on my personal experience of the research, planning and writing of my novel Another Life to the Writers of Essex Group of the Society of Authors. Following the talk, I took questions from a very responsive audience for thirty minutes. Thank you to […] more…
Hardcover Edition of Another Life Now Available

Hardcover Edition of Another Life Now Available

A hardcover edition of Another Life is now available. It has a good solid feel to it and smells good. more…
The Green Man

The Green Man

The Green Man, a key element in my novel Another Life, is often represented as a foliate head or leaf mask. It can be traced back to at least the Roman art of the first century CE, where masks sprouting acanthus leaves appear on friezes on Roman triumphal arches and temples. Examples are found across […] more…
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