Ex membership secretary for the Historical Novel Society. I write historical novels for children.
@carolinehooton isn't he fab?!
John Hurt? Really? #DrWho
@MarcAlmond @conorcomposer Gah! Absolute! Such a powerful performance I was stunned into illiteracy!
Stunning performance of 10 Plagues this afternoon by @MarcAlmond & @conorcomposer. An absolutely triumph!
From my website
I recently read an interview with documentary maker PollyMorland who has written a book about being brave. She was inspired by a group of musicians, the Society of Timid Souls who formed in 1942 with a view to facing their fears and confronting stage fright. It got me thinking. There…
I'm deep into my novel, a tale of 19th Century street life, so I've been spending a lot of time with my protagonist, Miss Patience Baker of Rotherhithe. She's good company, and I enjoy our time together, but something struck me today. What does she do when I'm not there?I…
I haven't blogged for ages. I have had an excuse. So far 2013 hasn't gone according to plan. For the first three months of this year, writing was the last thing on my mind. I have now gone back to it with gusto, but I got to thinking about blogs.…