Category Archives: Writing

Gatecrash Scheduled for 1st July

I’m delighted to be able to say that my new thriller novel, GATECRASH, will be published on 1st July 2017. It will be available through all the usual online outlets, including Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Apple iBooks, OverDrive, Scribd, … Continue reading

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Progress Across the Board

Think of this as my first quarterly check in of the year. I’m aware I never published a GDR (Goals, Dreams & Resolutions) list this year, but I can assure you there is one in existence. I designed my list … Continue reading

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Doing the Ironing

I’m really enjoying writing this new novel. How long has it been since I said anything remotely like that? The past couple of weeks have been particularly intense as bit by bit I’ve picked away at what this novel actually … Continue reading

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At the Starting Blocks

It took two hours of careful construction, but my new writing desk came into being on Friday evening. I’ve built a few items of furniture over the last week but this was the toughest, mainly because it was so large … Continue reading

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A New Desk

Two Thousand and Sixteen 2016 was a monumental year. I married my soulmate, had the honeymoon of a lifetime in Paris and New York, bought a new home in a lovely part of Scotland, and moved in just in time … Continue reading

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Chris Hadfield

Chris Hadfield I went to see Colonel Chris Hadfield, the Canadian astronaut of some considerable fame, speaking at the Usher Hall last week. Talk about inspirational! His 90-minute presentation with videos, sound, imagery and even song, was as enlightening as it was gripping, … Continue reading

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Reaching For The Stars

Star Wars Rather sadly (to some), I’ve now seen Star Wars: the Force Awakens a grand total of six (6) times. I suppose one might argue I’m a little bit obsessed, but actually that’s quite wide of the mark. It’s more … Continue reading

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