Sunday, November 20, 2022

Greet That Sleep

 Pierre-Auguste Renoir Sleeping Cat 1862

Today I'm over on An Awfully Big Blog Adventure musing about sleep and how to help it happen. 

Sunday, November 13, 2022

Fiddle, Bodhran and Handspan


Sunday, November 06, 2022

Bruckner at Les Dominicans de Haute-Alsace


Voces8 singing Bruckner's 'Locus Iste' at Les Dominicans de Haute-Alsace in Guebwiller, France.

Sunday, October 30, 2022

Autumn Colours - a Writing Retreat near Kinloch Rannoch

Sunday, October 23, 2022

The Book That Made Me a Writer

This week I'm over on An Awfully Big Blog Adventure with the (a) book that made me a writer, in between crawling out of my covid bed and back in again.

Sunday, October 16, 2022

26 Inspirations

Join Thomas Heitler and me over on the 26 Inspirations website where, as part of this year's Bloomsbury Festival we have been looking at the idea of Cabinets of Curiosities.

If you can't get to London for the exhibition and you're interested in owning this particular Cabinet of Curiosities, get in touch with the artist at for details.

Friday, September 09, 2022

Marco has arrived!

I was in Venice, I couldn't tell you how many years ago, and I started writing a story about Marco Polo. Numerous drafts later, and now minus the talking rat and the prison scene, here it is, in Cricket magazine. Many thanks to Frank Krasne who got hold of a physical copy for me - online just isn't the same.

And now I'm desperate to go to Venice again ...