Tag Archives: Books

When I’m Cleaning Windows #shortstory #anthology #lifesentences #lifeinaflash

I’m currently in the final throes of preparing some of my short fiction for another anthology. I already have three such… Life in a Flash Life in a Conversation Life in a Grain of Sand This one will be called … Continue reading

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Improving My Mind, Understanding My Body #reading #nonfiction

I suppose it’s no surprise. This pandemic has been a forced education for a lot of us as to how the body works, or doesn’t, what antibodies do, what are T cells and RNA based vaccines. It’s a bit ghoulish, … Continue reading

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Money Can’t Buy You Happiness Brownies #food #cake #fridgemanagement #nadiyahussain

I found myself in the kitchen, feeling a bit trapped. See, I’ve been writing – rewriting, really – my first fantasy/comedy book and it needed a real go at the plumbing. But the untangling itself became tangled and all I … Continue reading

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Mr Dandy and the Chalk Door #shortstory #lifeinagrainofsand

Lucy loved her daddy, but he was a very important man and she knew she mustn’t disturb him at work. Her mummy had brought her in to see him – her mummy had been angry with him; Lucy didn’t understand … Continue reading

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Books, Books

I realise I should have done this an age ago. In these times of dark rooms and limited activity, reading can seem a boon. If it helps then all my books are on sale – kindle editions – for one … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot MY NEW BOOK!

I’ve been over at Esther’s blog, as guest author where she announces my latest book of short fiction. She acted as my editor and chose her favourite story from the book. Click on the link and have a look and … Continue reading

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Is It Magic Or Just Special Effects #review #book #film

As a child of a time when you could see the strings on the Thunderbird models – not that I did – I thought nothing of the stilted way Scott Tracey walked (our postman, Mr Pejorative walked with the same … Continue reading

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Dead Flies And Sherry Trifle #sequel #secondsequel

  I’ve been a bit absent recently, mostly due to a rather spiffing holiday and some bloginertia that followed. But I haven’t been idle. Far from it. I’ve been writing and reading and writing some more. All of this is … Continue reading

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Buster & Moo plus book offers galore #Buster&Moo

My latest book goes live on 15th July and I’m giddy with excitement. Well, as an ex lawyer with a iffy back ‘giddy’ is something of an exaggeration but pretty pleased certainly covers it. I hope you might feel inclined … Continue reading

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BIG SUMMER BOOK BARGAINS #books

I’m rather late with this, for all sorts of reasons. You kindly helped me with my cover for my latest book Salisbury Square and it is now on pre-order with a launch on 31st July. To celebrate my fourth book … Continue reading

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