Monthly Archives: January 2013

Keeping some kind of record

Old man (or woman) gets settled, comfy, in his/her chair with its high seat, the better to get easily out of; sighs reminiscently. Gazes into the middle distance, milky eyes slightly unfocused, lost in a warm fog of nostalgia. Audience … Continue reading

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Convergence

There’s the old writer’s maxim: ‘write about what you know’. So my first foray into fiction makes the male protagonist a house-renovating nut. I felt that writing about familiar territory would lend credibility! Therefore the book is to some extent … Continue reading

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About me

I was born and first brought up a country boy in Rutland, the smallest (it’s tiny) county of England. In later childhood my family moved to the nearby elegant Georgian town of Stamford. These two childhood environments perhaps sowed the … Continue reading

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Writing from the heart

I came to full-time writing very late. Not until I’d retired, in fact, when the imperative to actually earn a living from one of my passions was – thankfully – over. So now, with the necessity to produce commercially successful … Continue reading

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