Too Much of a Good Thing

Is there ever a time this phrase makes sense? Personally, too much sunshine and heat, too much sleep, and too much alcohol would ring true with me. It might make sense for you… Continue reading


I composed this blog post whilst sitting on the balcony in a hotel in Turkey, two days prior to returning to Britain, where I knew I’d be bombarded by life and social media… Continue reading

Time is the Enemy

I now find myself in a home devoid of children, as both have left for university, but still with hubs who is semi-retired but still working as a nurse. Therefore, I’m in a… Continue reading

Writing Dark Characters

The most fun I have when writing is creating dark characters. I prefer the term ‘dark’ to ‘bad’ as I believe everyone has an element of darkness within, whereas ‘bad’ seem to imply… Continue reading

The Crime Writers’ Association

The observant amongst you will have noticed the new badge on this site, Member of The Crime Writers’ Association, of which I am very proud. I hesitated to apply to this society due… Continue reading

Second City Book Signing Event 2015

On Saturday 18th July 2015, I attended the Second City Signing Event at St Andrews Birmingham City Football Stadium, and what a day it was, although marred for some who were stuck on… Continue reading