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

This time tomorrow…

My children are getting ready to go off to university, my son for his second year at Salford University, my daughter for her first year in… Ulster! We’ll be flying with her across the Irish Sea to Belfast tomorrow, then staying for a few days at our beloved Portballintrae before she starts at the Coleraine […]


My friend Andrew Simpson is in a film!

I posted recently about my friend Andrew’s exhibition; he wrote the text and his associate Peter Topping painted the pictures for an on-street display about the small Manchester town of Chorlton-cum-Hardy. http://loiselden.com/2012/09/06/presenting-the-history-of-one-small-town/ The company of McCarthey and Stone are developing a site in Chorlton and instead of having boring, tatty hoardings round the building site, they have erected smart green boards for […]