Charles Causley War Poet

The name Charles Causley may not immediately spring to mind when considering war poets. Yet of his 270poems fifty were set during or around his war service. Even many of the others were imbued with the dark shadow of war. There is no doubt he was haunted by the...

With Sadness

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover. Yet a cover can make a significant difference. Which was the case with my forth book The Battle of Matapan 1941which was published in 2011. The cover was based on the painting of maritime artist Dennis Andrews. Known as...

Petrol Heads Unite

Away from writing one of my main interests is motoring, motor racing, and model cars. For many years I have been a keen member of the Alfa Romeo Owners Club www.aroc-uk.com and have written several articles for the club magazine Alfa Romeo Driver. There I said away...

Ideas: Where do they come from?

That is a question that often comes up when I meet readers at various events. It is often a surprisingly difficult question to answer. As when asked this question it is often naturally about the book I am promoting at the time or even one from my back list. Whereas at...