Tour T-Shirts

  It’s been one of those weeks (months) where day names have been replaced with cities I’m in or schools or libraries or academies I’m working in.┬áSo there’s no Monday or Tuesday and certainly no day of rest. This week it was: Leeds South Manchester Sheffield Bradford Darnall Wedding Might actually get some sleep. I […]

Finally, Something New

It’s been a while since I published a short story. I think the last one was Carmine’s Fruit, my re-telling of Little Red Riding Hood, which won the Artificium competition last year (and is available here). So I’m very pleased to be able to tell you all that a BRAND NEW STORY OF MINE is […]


So, I’m sitting here at silly o’clock in the morning and I have been doing emails (there is a mountain of them and, if you’re waiting for something from me – and I know many are – it won’t be long). To be fair, I’ve been doing them most of today – that and phone […]

Weddings and Lightsabers

So I’ve not been on here, or online, all that much, mostly, because I’ve been being busy. Writing has happened and teaching has happened and all’s been good on that side of things. A couple of weeks ago I went to a wedding and it was all the things weddings should be. A celebration and […]