Silent upon a peak in Darien?

Or perhaps that should read silent beside a little canal on the Guidecca?   How could I have thought, when I embarked on the mad enterprise of writing  a novel for the first time, that today I would be printing up the first 42,000 words – half the drafted book – in a form I […]

Update on The Venice Book

PROGRESS REPORT 6 NOVEMBER 2018 THE VENICE BOOK is in complete draft now  ( fourth draft complete and fifth draft on its way out chapter by chapter to the wonderful friends who have offered to read for me.) Huge thanks to ANN PRESTON, JUDE WISDOM and SARAH GREGORY for being willing to do this.)  It […]

The Letters from Mexico

Coming up to the Queen Square launch and I am really delighted that marvellous SARAH ACTON of Black Ven Press is allowing me to use what she wrote about my book. “entering the dark theatre of the wood…” I have been reading Letters from Mexico and feel very moved. The blend of extracts, beautiful illustrations […]