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...

50 Walks on the Essex Coast

My latest book, a walking guide describing 50 walks along the Essex coast, the longest coastline of any English county, has now been published. Peter Caton discovered the wonderful Essex coastline as he narrated his journey along its whole length, writing Essex Coast...

The Boleyn Remembered

THE BOLEYN REMEMBERED Upton Park, The Boleyn Home. Through good times and bad So many memories A stadium we owned But sadly it’s gone Now we’re renting in Stratford A much bigger ground But made for athletics, will that ever be home? Alight here for West Ham Exit onto...