At the Essex Book Festival last Sunday, Justin Hopper and I read a working version of Turned Red Earth, a poetry piece inspired by and sampled from the diaries and...More>
First World War in five minutes
I realise the whole world is suffering from Great War fatigue by now, the centenary band-wagon having been toppled by a surfeit of jumpers.
At least my contribution to...More>
Here Comes Mr Cass
I'm pleased to say that Mr Cass's book has come at last. It tells the life story of the remarkable Wifred Cass: wartime refugee from Nazi Germany turned inventor,...More>
Arvon Writers’ Retreat with Yoga
This year's yoga and writing retreat at Totleigh Barton was a great experience. Thirteen open-minded writers came to work, eat, stretch and meditate together....More>