The shop on Burlington Avenue

The shop on Burlington Avenue sold my two favourite things in my 11 year old world. Still young and innocent. It would soon be cigarettes and booze, but for now, it was comics and sweets. The shop was on my school route and I would arrive giddy with my friends after...

Why I write

A short essay I went to Salendine Nook High School in Huddersfield during the early eighties. It was a large school where it was easy to disappear. I was a lazy pupil, more interested in smoking and hanging out with the wrong crowd than applying myself academically. I...
To Catch A Storm – 6 months on

To Catch A Storm – 6 months on

I thought I’d take this opportunity to update you on where things stand 6 months or so down the line from successfully funding To Catch A Storm with all your generous help. The book got some really great reviews on Amazon and currently stands at 4.8 stars out of...