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Following its release in Australia, Five Boxes, is now available in the UK! Blanket media coverage of the Furness area includes an interview with BBC Radio Cumbria's Gordon Swindlehurst, and a feature in the North-Western Evening Mail.

See the Five Boxes page for more news, reviews and details.

Forthcoming events
22 March 2016: U3A Belmont, "In conversation with ..." (presentation)

1 April 2016: Back to Back Gallery, "Beyond the print" exhibition opening, in conjunction with Newcastle Writers Festival (opening)

2 April 2016: Newcastle Writers Festival, "Writing beyond the fringe" (panel, 1.302.30pm)

2 April 2016: Newcastle Writers Festival, "Mothers and fathers" (panel, 3.004.00pm)

9 July 2016: Hunter Writers Centre, "Writing engaging non-fiction" (workshop)

14 November 2016: U3A Rooms, Belmont, "Newcastle stories" (presentation)

Read more about my books
Find out more about Five Boxes, A Year Down the Drain, The Oldest Man in the Universe Goes to Groovin' the Moo, The New Landscape or A Short History of Ireleth & Askam-in-Furness.

See also author profiles on Amazon UK ( and Amazon USA (.com) and the book-by-book listing on Amazon Australia ( (I know, I thought that "Amazon" was one big thing too.)

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