As I’ve mentioned in the last couple of posts, I’ve been on holiday for the last couple of weeks. One place we went to was Beamish, the open air museam. It’s an amazing place with a world war two farm, an Edwardian mining village, Victorian steam railway and town, lots of walks, open buildings and… Continue reading Great Days Out
Another book out. This one is more like my usual style, fantasy, though with a bit of sci-fi and an odd twist. The World of Jadrin Banks Magic in one hand and a blaster in the other, only Jadrin Banks can make the choice that will decide the fate of worlds. The world of… Continue reading The World of Jadrin Banks
Well, it’s been a while coming, and is not my usual subject matter, but my latest creation is up at Smashwords. It’s a short story about an officer of the East Riding Regiment and is greatly coloured by my research into the lives of local WW1 soldiers. It is a work of fiction but closely… Continue reading A Moment of Madness
These day’s Ben has his XBox to keep him amused, either that or he’s held in some kind of trance by his phone. I tend to spend any gaming time on the PC. So this left our Wii, bought years ago when there were still five of us to play silly games and jump about dancing… Continue reading Wiiiiiiii!!!!!
Messing about and swapping the parts around on Ben’s Lego wrestling figures produced some horrifying results! An angry, glam rock Noel Edmonds.
I looked out the window the other morning to see that, once again, it was raining. Except that this particular morning it was only raining right outside my house. The rest of the street was dry. Then I realised that the spread of water across the road and pavement, and the accompanying pitter patter of… Continue reading Wet Credit
The perils and pitfalls of deciding what to get my twelve year old son for Christmas caught up with me. I failed to buy batteries in time for Christmas for this thing: I ended up palming it off on a neighbour when we eventually got it powered up. Turns out, even though he collects National… Continue reading Spider!