The Cutty Sark in Greenwich-     The Cutty Sark  re-opened in April this year. For five years the 19th century Thames Tea Clipper was shrouded in white plastic as its interior –wrecked by a fire – was repaired. Incredibly, the ship survived its inferno and has been restored to its former glory. The Cutty … Read more

Passing On

WHAT IS THE WORKING TITLE OF YOUR NEXT BOOK. The Darkening Hour. The phrase itself comes from Dickens ‘Our Mutual Friend’. The book is set on the Thames in the same stretch as the opening of Our Mutual Friend so when a clever editor came up with this title it immediately seemed to fit. WHERE … Read more

WHAT IS THE WORKING TITLE OF YOUR NEXT BOOK? The Darkening Hour. The phrase itself comes from Dickens ‘Our Mutual Friend’. The book is set on the Thames in the same stretch as the opening of Our Mutual Friend so when a clever editor came up with this title it immediately seemed to fit. WHERE … Read more

The sound track to Tideline

Tideline music I’m excited to be piloting a programme for Cambridge Radio 105 with Leigh Chambers of Angles writing group.(http://angleswriting.com/anglespress/?page_id=22).  She suggested incorporating some music from Tideline as part of the interview. ‘ I’m not in the tiniest bit musical myself, but I chose to make Jez, (the teenage boy who is abducted by a middle … Read more

Imagery in Tideline The Cutty Sark  re-opened in April last year. For five years the 19th century Thames Tea Clipper was shrouded in white plastic as its interior –wrecked by a fire – was repaired. Incredibly, the ship survived its inferno and has been restored to its former glory. The Cutty Sark was a land mark … Read more