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Have you received your book ?

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Hi all,

Just a quick note to say if you haven't had your book yet, you should have.

Email if you haven't had it yet and they will get you sorted out.

If you have got it, brilliant,  I hope you're enjoying it. 




Gold sequin trousers

Monday, 29 March 2021

Hi all,

Hope you're all doing ok and that you're not reading this from a hospital bed. 

It's now 1 month until my book is finally out, Covid put it back first and then Brexit... what a pile of crap.

A few people have asked me about a launch and the thing is, I bought a pair of gold sequinned trousers, because that's what writers wear isn't it? So I hope to be able to wear them soon at a launch…

Lockdown mania

Friday, 13 November 2020

Hi all,

A few of you have messaged me saying things like "where's me sodding book then?" It's coming soon, on the 15th April. It got put back because of the CORONA virus, I'm not sure if you've heard of it? 

100% of my work has been cancelled this year, sometimes cancelled twice so it's been quite interesting... and also awful and well I'm quite looking forward to this vaccine whenever it arrives…

Cover Reveal!

Thursday, 25 June 2020

Hi all, here's a lovely bit of joy amongst this wasteland of corona virus life ruining shit we all find ourselves in. My book cover! 

It was designed by Mecob Design who have designed loads of ace covers including one for top hotty Barack Obama.

So a big THANKYOU to you all for all your support so far. The publishing date is still set for 15th April 2021 so there's still a while to wait but…

Publication date

Tuesday, 21 April 2020

Hi all you lovely lot,

How are you getting on? Have any of you gone nuts yet? 

Today I am trying to teach my daughter about The Romans. What I have found is I only know two things about Romans. That they had powerful noses and they built nice straight roads. I didn't mention the nose thing to her though in case it's not PC but I have told her about the roads. 

I have been watching films about…

Your Friend Forever

Saturday, 7 September 2019

Hi all, you absolute belters.

Thanks so much for supporting my book.

I'm at 54% now, I'm giving myself til the end of September to finish crowd funding and then after that I'll send my daughter up a few chimneys to raise the last few quid and then i'll have done it. 

Once I'm at 100% i'll have to get my final draft finished, i'll probably go away for a few days to escape from the internet and…

Wet Cotton Shirt

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Hi all,

Thanks so much for pledging. There's 137 of you so far which is EXCELLENT.

Here is another little extract. It's one of Mauds letters from the first half of the book. 


Letter to Friends of Horsefly

PO BOX 113,



4th August 1981


Dear Tom

(Or do you prefer being called Thomas? Or did your Mum Christen you just ‘Tom’ I like both names, I would love to know how to…

A Midsummer Night's insomnia

Friday, 21 June 2019

Morning all,

Happy Midsummer's day. It's 4.58 am. I have been awake for HOURS.

No fairies or donkeys though (so far, though maybe that's suppsed to happen tonight).

I just can't sleep because it's too light and my head switched on, and once it's on, it's very difficut to turn it off again. 

My crowd funding is going well so far, 33% with 129 backers THANKYOU THANKYOU THANKYOU.

I have sold…

Publication date: April 2021
103% funded
229 backers