If you look up…

…and live anywhere near Bristol airport you may see a dark object pass overhead. It’s not a dragon, but a Cessna C150 trainer. Over the next year or so I will be learning to fly this in pursuit of an EASE PPL. It’s been a lifelong ambition to learn to fly. I have already flown …

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New web site

First off. Apologies for any Twitter or Facebook spam. I was late on turning off social sharing when I started work on the new site. It’s all done for now. I’ve gone forĀ a simpler, cleaner look. I dare say I will fiddle with things as the geek in me cannot resist. I hope you like …

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Empire incoming

The Dark Lord’s Handbook: Empire will be arriving very shortly. It is the final stages of production. Given this imminent publication, the price of the first two installments has been dropped on Amazon. Now is a great time to find out what The Dark Lord’s Handbook is all about.

Morden’s progress

It’s been a while… There are authors who are considered prolific; I can’t be numbered among them. It takes me time to write for many reasons, many of which anyone who knows a writer will be familiar with if they were ever foolish enough to ask them ‘How’s the writing going?’. There’s certainly no reason …

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Sir Terry Pratchett

Yesterday, 12th March 2015, there was a sense of collective sadness among many of my friends and myself at the news of Sir Terry Pratchett’s passing after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s. In 1983, I was an undergraduate at Bath University browsing the campus bookshop when I came across The Colour of Magic. It was …

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Rise and Fall

A new year has arrived and with it the beginning of the final chapter in The Dark Lord’s Handbook trilogy. My working title, Rise and Fall is not so much a spoiler as a statement of inevitability. From the outset this has been the telling of a well-worn path, albeit from a different angle, and …

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