Folk Fest

  • By  Ian
  • 31 July, 2017
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We’ve had another wonderful Cambridge Folk Festival. We’ve been going for the last six or seven years and it has become an essential part of our summer. This was one […]

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Home Straight

  • By  Ian
  • 12 July, 2017
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Blasphemous Isle, the third book of the Northumbrian Western Series, is finally coming together. Stalled by academic research, chaos at work (with the threat of redundancy and some valued colleagues […]

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The Circle by Dave Eggers

  • By  Ian
  • 28 June, 2017
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This is an interesting novel from the author of A Hologram for the King, another great book. It starts with Mae Holland being employed by The Circle, a fictitious technology […]

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Carnival Time

  • By  Ian
  • 15 June, 2017
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Though some of the country has been basking in the sun it has been quite cool and damp here in Cumbria. There was some sunshine yesterday but otherwise it’s been […]

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