THE GIFTS & CURSES OF MY HAUNTED BOOK READ

THE GIFTS & CURSES OF MY HAUNTED BOOK READ

“After the lines faded down and the house lights up, the curses of this otherwise successfull event brought themselves to bare…” Well, here I am. Almost recovered from my Haunted Book Read that took place at Grantchester Church, Cambridge, England last Saturday, 28th October. It was a long day, full of ups and downs but […]

MAGIC, RELIGION & HELL HOUSES

MAGIC, RELIGION & HELL HOUSES

  “Our fascination with fear is a curious one, we’re addicted to the exhilaration of fear but only if we know we’re safe.  From rollercoasters through to haunted houses, some of us subject ourselves to extreme situations for a quick thrill but some terror is all too real…” And so autumn is upon us once […]

THE CREEPY BOOK READ IS BACK; YOU’RE INVITED!

THE CREEPY BOOK READ IS BACK; YOU’RE INVITED!

“This Halloween, if you love books, the idea of visiting a creepy church at night and having a ghost story read to you by candlelight, this event is for you!” – Register Below! There’s a chill in the air.  The trees are being stripped of their summer beauty. Autumn is here, announcing the dark side […]

SEASONS OF THE WITCH

SEASONS OF THE WITCH

“Whether or not you believe in the light or dark arts; witchcraft and voodoo practices remain true” The nights are drawing in, Halloween is only next month, and we’ll soon be entering the dark side of the year. I’ve just restarted work on my next book INCUBUS, a supernatural thriller, due out next year, and, interestingly, […]

PETS; THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL?

PETS; THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL?

“It’s a love like no other – one that has transcended time. But why exactly do humans love their pets often more than they love each other?” So, here I am. It’s been a while since I last put finger to keyboard. How are you today? If I’m perfectly honest, I think I may have […]

MY PSYCHOSIS BEYOND THE BOOK

MY PSYCHOSIS BEYOND THE BOOK

“there were sleepless nights (nothing new there for a writer) and the belief that every creak of the house and click of the dishwasher was someone trying to break through the front door…”   So, here we are. An idea that started over  2 years ago, but that I didn’t start fully writing until November […]

THE CHOICE

THE CHOICE

“Your partner and your child are both dangling from a cliff – you can only save one of them – who would you choose?” Let’s assume for a second that you have a partner and that, as a result of this partnership, you have a child.  Now, let’s place both of them with white knuckled […]

SINS OF THE MISGUIDED

SINS OF THE MISGUIDED

Where exactly do these dimwits who purport to know so much about the religious sensitivities of the masses crawl from?” What does Easter (also known as PASCH or PASCHA)  mean to you? The arrival of spring, a long weekend, clock change or the resurrection of the Cadbury’s ‘sickly sweet’ cream egg? Your answer is most likely going to be […]

WHY WE PREFER NEGATIVE HEADLINES

WHY WE PREFER NEGATIVE HEADLINES

Do you think news bulletins should contain more positive, uplifting stories instead of negative, depressing ones? Or, are they just another form of entertainment? A colleague once told me the story of his encounter with an intimidating customer. He said that the diminutive senior executive had such a bad reputation with his subordinates that he earned himself the nickname of Napoleon

RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS OR WEIRDNESS?

RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS OR WEIRDNESS?

Picture the scene: you’re walking down the street, minding your own business, and a person with a beaming smile accosts you, hands you a bottle of water and says to have a drink on them. What’s your reaction?  Gratitude or suspicion? Well, if it was suspicion then you wouldn’t be alone, especially here in the […]