Category Archives: Books

Xmas Gifts

Double Christmas   Christmas has come at last, with two fantastic presents. The first wonderful gift was the return of Ruby from hospital. She is not completely herself yet but getting better all the time. The second gift is the … Continue reading

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How Wide the Moorland Sky

How Wide the Moorland Sky   Just in time to solve all your Christmas present problems, my new book of poetry comes out today, and is available from Amazon. Title: How Wide the Moorland Sky ISBN-13: 978-1978235700 Price £5.00, or … Continue reading

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Guest Posts

Just to announce that two guest posts by George Monbiot have been added to the Guest Features page. Both of them are worth thinking and talking about.

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Another List

10 Seminal Books Here is another, controversial list. This one is a list of ten books that have changed me in some way – change my mind or change the way I see or think about things. They are not … Continue reading

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Update to the Update

Total embarrasment! I told all of you my new book was called “Watching for the Downbeat”. It is, in fact, called “Waiting for the Downbeat”. I’m not going to sell many copies this way, am I?  

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Stop Press

Oh, how everything just slips by, especially when you’re busy and not 100% committed to the social media thing. Holidays to Greece have come and gone; so have writing deadlines. Elisabeth’s birthday came and went, and was appropriately celebrated in … Continue reading

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I Haven’t Died

I am aware that I’ve not posted on this blog for months, and think that maybe I need to offer an explanation. It is always more difficult to motivate myself in the dark days of winter, but what motivation I … Continue reading

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