Month: August 2020

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AN INVITATION FROM HILLINGDON LIBRARIES

The lovely people at Hillingdon Libraries have invited me to a live FACEBOOK interview on Thursday September 3rd at 7.00 pm as part of their HOW AUTHORS HAVE STAYED PRODUCTIVE IN LOCKDOWN series of interviews – to talk about writing during lockdown and my next novel. So please listen in!

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WAKING TO CICADA SOUNDS

It’s very early dawn, barely the first sign of light, when the noises start – Cock-A-Doodle-Doos from a few roosters anxious to get on with the business of their day.  But they are easy to ignore and I am quickly back to sleep. Then it’s the first goat bells ringing – a less intrusive sound...

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Another Audio Blog – Enjoy!

Going to Chesham to record Chiltern Voice with Antonia Honeywell brought back many memories – because Chesham was where I began my teaching career. My first job was at Chesham High School in 1978 – an utterly exhausting, draining year as all initial – or probationary, as we used to call them – years are...