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

Friends and fine food!

I was reading another blog and there was a comment about there being nothing better in the world than family, friends, food, wine and travel… and last night we put that philosophy into practice. Our friends Julie and Mark travelled down here on holiday and as they both had important and special birthdays this year we took […]


What a spectacle

I was going through an old box of bits and bobs (or bits and bats if you prefer) and I came across this The firm of Dollond and Aitchison is a well-known chain of opticians, although it has now been absorbed by Boots. Dollonds started in 1750, but the Aitchison side of the partnership was much younger, it […]