Monthly Archives: August 2016

A little place in the country (Osborne House and the boat to Cowes)

Recently, Mum and I gave into the lure of our sea fever and caught a train for the coast. We were heading for the Isle of Wight, via Southampton. We had deliberately kept our plans vague, but we were determined … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippets is back to school

Here’s something new for this week’s Rainbow Snippets. I’m trying to get started on a new ghost story set in two very different schools. Here’s Raj, one of my protagonists, explaining how things start going wrong at one of the … Continue reading

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Five things I did on Spindrift’s release day :)

So, today my second full length ghost story, Spindrift, was released. I’ve been bust touring around chatting about the book, so I won’t say more here. I try to minimise my internet time on release days, because otherwise I spend a lot … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippets has bad dreams…

For this week’s Rainbow Snippets, have the opening six sentences of Spindrift, which comes out on Friday. Siôn dreamed he went back to the bridge again, stepping out along the pedestrian walkway with his camera banging against his chest where it … Continue reading

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Two (challenging) walks in Essex

I last wrote about our long walk along the British coast in February, when I wrote about a very urban walk along the south bank of the tidal Thames. Now the longer days have returned, we’ve resumed the summer section … Continue reading

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