8 05, 2024

My epic story based on the Beijing Spring(1979). Evidence that Brushstrokes in Time is still selling

By |May 8th, 2024|Categories: Ai Weiwei, China, Art & History, Lost History, Novels and short stories, Oxford Castaways|0 Comments

https://www.bbc.com/mediacentre/proginfo/2024/17/the-invention-of I agree with Misha Glenny. It’s important. We need to know about the history of China. That was why I spent 6 years researching the Beijing Spring of 1979, the Stars Art Movement, the birth of the Democracy Movement

19 04, 2024

Excellent news about the fab Proof Social but Kennington is NOT a SUBURB !

By |April 19th, 2024|Categories: Events, Kennington, Lost History, Novels and short stories, Oxford, The Oxford Times|0 Comments

https://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/24256468.oxford-bakery-named-among-best-bakeries-britain/ Excellent news but I object to my village being called a SUBURB by the Oxford Mail! Oxford would love it to be but Kennington has always resisted the take over. My whodunit, Current of Death is inspired by the

27 10, 2023

The Fourth Oxford Indie Book Fair: Exciting event in a great venue – November 26

By |October 27th, 2023|Categories: Art, Biography, Events, History, Kennington, Novels and short stories, Oxford, Oxford Castaways, The Oxford Times|0 Comments

Andy Severn of Oxford eBooks organised a book fair in the village where I live. I encouraged author, architect and founder of the Isle of Wight festival, Ray Foulk and publisher James Harrison to have stands. We felt the idea

20 07, 2023

Have you discovered Shepherd.com? It’s a research tool and an asset for authors.

By |July 20th, 2023|Categories: Art, Ashoka, Biography, Buddhism, China, Art & History, History, India, Lost History, Mixed relationships, Novels and short stories, Oxford, Shepherd.com|0 Comments

Shepherd.com has only been established for two years but is already getting good traffic. I'm one of 8000 authors who have shared five of our favorite books around a topic dear to our hearts. Below are the links to my entries.