The Novel Cure

There has been a bit of a break in normal reading and writing over the last week or so, as unfortunately I’ve not been well. Not covid, but apparently the easing of lockdown restrictions has meant that lots of other nasty germs are also now circulating. I picked up “The Novel Cure” a few years … More The Novel Cure

support for a blue plaque for Josephine Tey

There is a follow-up article in the Press & Journal online today about support for a blue plaque for Josephine Tey: You can read their original article from the other week here: a blue plaque for Josephine Tey? As Josephine Tey’s biographer, I have always believed in the quality and importance of her writing. I … More support for a blue plaque for Josephine Tey

The Days

I have two new poems in the Spring-Summer 2021 issue of Northwords Now magazine, which is out now. You can view or download the whole magazine for free at – they have just updated their website and it is well worth checking out: you can even browse back issues, including the last edition which … More The Days