I am a writer living in the west of England; I have written thirteen novels, available on Amazon as e-books and paperbacks, and have just published 'Saltpans' This is the latest of the six Radwinter genealogical mysteries series, all available on Amazon - the seventh in the series due to appear in early summer. I have written seven other novels, a guide to writing, three stories for reluctant readers and two anthologies with other writers. I hope my blog will engage you with my other interests, music, family history travel, and food... Most of all I hope you engage with my writing and my thoughts on the process... at least, on my process!! You can also find me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram


  Birds fascinate me, especially the corvid family. They always seem to have a keen intelligence and although they may see clumsy and ungainly when on the ground, there is a certain deliberateness in the way they ponder before they move. They are so intelligent, I don’t think we yet appreciate how intelligent they really are, certainly they use tools and recognize themselves […]