Category Archives: Non fiction
On re-reading William Gibson’s Idoru. The second reading comes nearly sixteen years after the first. My memories of the first reading are of disappointment – it wasn’t the book I wanted it to be. I wanted the Idoru to be … Continue reading
This article was written for the Winter 2011 / 2012 issue of The Cat magazine, published and distributed nationally by Cats Protection. One of the three aims of Cats Protection is to educate and inform the public about cats, and … Continue reading
The English language is inadequate for the job of describing certain family relationships, and it’s about time we coined the missing words. I love my nieces and nephews, and with the tenth one on the way very soon, I want … Continue reading
I’ve written two new short articles for the Lancashire Writing Hub. My stint as Guest Editor ends tomorrow, it’s been great fun and I’ve loved doing it. The Name Game – choosing character names Writing for a charity – getting … Continue reading
My review of Litmus. Short Stories from Modern Science, is up now on the Lancashire Writing Hub webpage.
‘The Cat’, the national magazine of Cats Protection, has published my article on community talks in its latest issue (Winter 2011). It’s a two page spread on pages 48 & 49. The article was written earlier this year specifically for … Continue reading