May 16, 2020

Being confined by The Virus, I’ve been reading a lot as well as the usual writing. One fascinating book I found ages ago and have just re-read is “Adventures by Sea of Edward Coxere”.  It about the life of a seaman from Kent, England in the 1600’s. Coxere both wrote and illustrated the book, so this is not the work of a studied academic, but rather the simple and touching record of someone who endured enormous hardship and wondrous adventures in a long life at sea. I was amazed at the number of times he was made a prisoner of the various countries then at war with one another – Spain, Holland, England, Turkey and others – and yet managed to come through it all a stronger person with a fascinating spiritual insight.

April 22, 2020

I’ve just released a short (well, longish ~ 18,000 words) story: Captain Wilder & The Dragon of Margundor. This is free to download. It’s a kind of preview for a full length novel that I will be writing later in the year. Eventually, Captain Wilder will be a series on its own. Any and all feedback is much appreciated. You can download Captain Wilder & The Dragon of Margundor at this link…

February 12, 2020

Apologies to those who have been on my email list for some time with no contact until now. I had a few health issues to sort out and have now hit the ground running in 2020. So here’s to a year of successful endeavours for all of us. For me, that will be focused around…