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Visit to the Surrey Hills (Teaser) – 3rd January 2017

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE and this is my first blog for 2017. So I’ll kick of with the latest progress on Book 4 Retribution. It was at the end of the summer I finished my first draft… but unable to leave any … Continue reading

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End of the year review

With Christmas coming and another year nearly over, I was wondering what I might write for what will probably be my final post in 2016. Apart from being another year older and considerably greyer, I dedicated the last two months of the year to losing a stone with Weightwatchers. Apart … Continue reading

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Revisiting London Episode III – October 19th 2016

With the first draft of Book 4 Retribution undergoing a complete overhaul, it’s time to re-visit my research from our recent trip to London, where part of the novel is set in Chelsea. The year is 1993 and one of the … Continue reading

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Revisiting London, Episode II – 16th September 2016

Following on from my last post, I may as well chronicle the pathways I followed through London, on our recent trip. The story started in Shoreditch. It therefore made sense to venture south to Whitechapel and eventually Wapping which is where the … Continue reading

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From Writer to Picker – 15th June 2016

Just for a change, I thought I’d write a blog about something completely different: my work experience as an online shopper at Sainsbury’s which is unlike any other job I have ever known. People wonder why I did this job for … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Christoph Fischer

How Research can turn into Inspiration It is an absolute pleasure to invite fellow author, Christoph Fischer as a guest writer on my blog. It was several years ago, I was lucky enough to meet him and we got to … Continue reading

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1st Edit of Pleasures gets underway – 3rd July 2014

I haven’t done much blogging lately, but on the other hand, I’ve been too busy writing – or more specifically, cracking on with the 3rd book of my series, ‘Pleasures.’ I began writing Book 3 on October 17th 2013 and … Continue reading

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