Lawn House Blues, my third novel, published September 2018, is now available to purchase at independent bookshops and on Amazon – click on link here. Amazon

News about the book is on my blogging pages – do scroll down, or look at the side bar for the blogging insert, depending what sort of screen you’re on,  and have a look.

But before that here are a few of my other writing achievements:-


April 2013 – ‘There’s No Sea in Salford’ published with Wivenbooks. This 226 page debut novel takes a young nurse from Salford to Sri Lanka.

There’s No Sea in Salford

November 2014 – ‘How They Met Themselves’ published by Wivenbooks. A coming of age story about a young man travelling in California.

How They Met Themselves

Short Stories

‘An Essex Walk’ published in 2016 in an anthology entitled ‘A Great Little Gallimaufry’ in aid of Farleigh Hospice, Chelmsford.

‘Shitty Mushrooms’ published July 2019 in WSOFIT anthology by Devil’s Party Press


Travel Writing

June 2016 – ‘God help me stay alive among this deadly love’, about Berlin’s East Side Gallery was published online in Fred’s diary at fd81.net

July 2016 – ‘River reflections – The Mighty Mekong and the Comfortable Colne’ about Vietnam and Cambodia, was published online on the ‘We Said Go Travel’ travel blog.


October 2016 ‘Nets’ – about a beautiful net-making workshop, Bresciareti on Lake Iseo and once more published on Fred’s diary –  see fd81.net

Lake Iseo.JPG


‘Liverpool Street to Wivenhoe’ – Words Down The Line March 2012

‘Autumn’ – Words Down The Line Autumn 2014

‘The Old Engine Shed’ – Words Down The Line Summer 2015