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Great News – Garage Flowers chosen as winner by London literary agency

I had the fantastic news today that my novel Garage Flowers has been selected as the winner of Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV and Film Agency’s ‘Make Us Scared’ competition. The official announcement is on the agency website here. I’m delighted … Continue reading

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Published in Silver Apples

I’m delighted to have a piece published in Silver Apples magazine. The piece is about our experiences of driving in Europe and the pressures, but ultimately rewards, of a family holiday. Small, negotiable payment is required to view but please … Continue reading

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‘Trials’ is Editor’s Choice

My short story Trials, which concerns the daily life of a struggling games teacher Mr Hartshorne, is the Editor’s Choice on Platform for Prose. It can be read – and commented on – here. If you have a story why … Continue reading

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Kyffin’s Paints

There is a permanent display of Kyffin Williams’ work at Oriel Ynys Mon. It’s always a pleasure to visit the gallery and I particularly enjoy his seascapes of Anglesey and Holy Island. For info visit here.

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Trials in Platform for Prose

My short story ‘Trials’ is all about the suffering of a games teacher who never quite made the grade as an athlete. It was inspired by memories of cold, wet cross country runs, scratchy nylon kit and learning to lose … Continue reading

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Our French trip in Guardian Travel

Our French trip in Hautes Alpes is now online in the Guardian here….

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Our French Alps adventure published today in the Guardian

In 2013 I won the family section of the Guardian readers’ travel writing prize for a piece about Robin Hood’s Bay which can be read here. We won a week’s trip to the French Alps courtesy of Undiscovered Alps and … Continue reading

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