Inspired by the Hooge Crater

Hooge Crater This was inspired by a recent visit to the Hooge Crater, scene of terrific fighting during the First World War, in Belgium, about four kilometres from the town […]

Football as a Bridge to Peace

Football as a Bridge to Peace. Football is many things to many people but I wonder if you’ve ever thought of it in connection with peace. The National Children’s Football […]

In Search of Roman London

In Search of Roman London. My cousin, Dave, and I love nothing better than to lose ourselves in London, wandering up cobbled streets and digging out all the history we […]

Are You A Party Animal?

Are you a party animal? I probably wouldn’t describe myself like that but I did enjoy organising a party for the characters of the book, EXTRAORDINARY. To be honest, it […]

Can You Be Too Optimistic?

Optimism is a good thing, isn’t it? But, can you be too optimistic? The character, Henry, from the story HENRY’S BOX, is definitely optimistic. And it’s probably just as well […]

It's Behind You!

  It’s Behind You! That’s a phrase that will have been ringing out in many British theatres over the holiday season, along with ‘Oh, yes it is!’ and ‘Oh, no […]

An Extraordinary Chance Meeting

  An ‘Extraordinary’ Chance Meeting. Would you believe it? Two more characters from the book EXTRAORDINARY have met up! Lauren is Martin’s wife and she doesn’t have a large part […]