Walking the Essex Coast – Talk 4th May

I am giving an illustrated talk on ‘Walking the Essex coast’ at the historic Nottage Institute, Wivenhoe Quay on Thursday 4th May (7.30pm). Tickets £4.00 (including glass of wine) from www.wivenhoebooks.com. Copies of all my books will be available to...

Green Party Candidate

I am pleased to report that I have been selected to represent the Green Party as General Election candidate in the Hornchurch & Upminster parliamentary constituency. A lifelong Upminster resident, I am aged 56, married with two children. I belong to many...

The Costs of Self-Publishing

I’m often asked how much it costs to publish a book, so thought a brief summary on my blog might be helpful. All my books have been self-published through Matador, who in general terms offer the same services as a traditional publisher but with two crucial...

My Next Book – Remote Stations

As anyone who has read my books will know, I enjoy finding remote places, travelling by train and walking. My next book combines the first two and includes some varied walks, as I travel around the UK seeking out our most remote railway stations. Currently I’m about...

Talk 9th February – Walking the Essex Coast

I will be giving an illustrated talk describing some of my favourite walks on the Essex coast on Thursday 9th February in Frinton (McGrigor Hall. 6.30 for 7pm). Tickets are £5 from www.caxton-books.co.uk and include a glass of wine. All my books, including the...