Following in the footsteps of Harry Potter, a visit to the ancient Bodleian Library in Oxford is a treat for fans of the HP movies and of course, books. The Bodleian Library is one of a group of libraries across Oxford collectively known as the Bodleian Libraries. The library tours take place in and around… Continue reading The Bodleian Library Tour
The Ramsay family moved to Coulden Wells dreaming of a quiet country life. But the moment they passed the village boundary, they were doomed to be part of fate. Because Coulden Wells is not the pretty English hideaway it seems. For centuries it has been protected by a coven of witches. And they have misused… Continue reading The Cauldron Trilogy begins…
Paul Kidby is an illustrator, sculptor and artists who worked with Terry Pratchett for 13 years, designing the cover of his Discworld books and more. Many of the originals contained in this book are at the 'HisWorld' exhibition in Salisbury Museum. The "Discworld Imaginarium" is a collection of some of his Discworld paintings and drawings from… Continue reading Discworld Imaginarium by Paul Kidby & Terry Pratchett
Writers are meant to keep journals. At least, that's what I always believed. Unfortunately, I've never been very good at it. They always seem like great idea too. A way to write every day, a place to store things that happened which you might otherwise forget and a record to look back on in years… Continue reading New Years Resolution – Keep a Diary (the Easy Way)
The yuletide festivities are often focused on presents, parties and people. For book worm it can be a bit overwhelming. But there are ways to share your literary ways with others over Christmas and New Year. Do like the Icelanders do and give books on Christmas Eve It's a tradition in Iceland to give books… Continue reading 5 Things Book Lovers can do at Christmas
Halloween is a time to curl up inside, away from the dark and damned. It's a time to dim the lights, light the fire and read my collection of supernatural stories, 'Tales from the Creeping Edges'. That's right folks, my next e-book will be ready to buy on the 31st October. The world looks ordinary,… Continue reading Want Something Scary to Read this Halloween? ‘Tales from the Creeping Edges’ will be available to download 31st October
It's Christmas Eve my friends and you know what that means. Time to start eating and reading! For a limited time only, get "Under this Skin", my original e-book, for the bargain price of 99p! Snuggle up with this fantastical, five-star tale whilst chowing down on (several) mince pies. Offer starts 8am today. The price… Continue reading Christmas special offer now on – get “Under this Skin” for only 99p! Limited time only!
"Under this Skin" ebook is available on Amazon! The link goes to Amazon UK Kbut it's up on other countries websites too - just search for "Under this Skin". And you can borrow it for free if you're a Kindle Unlimited customer. If you're not sure if it's right for you, check out my blog… Continue reading “Under this Skin” available to buy on Amazon!
The book is finished. What you've read in the header above is a tiny taster of what it contains. And on Saturday 22nd Oct it'll be unleashed into the great, wide world via Amazon. I know some people have mixed feelings about Amazon and the power they have in the Digital book market, but for… Continue reading ‘…I watched as my fingers snapped over one by one, shooting pain down my arms. My legs concertinaed upwards, folding over and over. My eyes shattered.’
Adult colouring books are all the rage. And by ‘adult’ I mean they’re more complicated than ones for the kids, not that they’ve got er, ‘adult’ subject matter (maybe yours do, I’m not judging). You can’t walk into a book shop without falling over a table full of them, swoops and curls of black and white, sometimes… Continue reading Have you got a Colouring Book?