Waterstones Kingston 2015

TOUCH final cover

Just this once, I’m planning ahead, hurrah!  On Thursday 26th February 2015, between 7-8 p.m. I’ll be at Waterstones Kingston talking about Touch, and books, and life, and stuff, and sharing biscuits and generally making merry with all who wanna come!  It’d be lovely if some of you who read …

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Needing Time Off


There’s a dream holiday I want to do, and it goes like this… 1.  Train London-Paris.  The Eurostar is awesome.  Gare du Nord is not the world’s nicest station, but who cares, it’s Paris, it’s Eurostar, spend a couple of nights in the city, go walking by the Seine, go …

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Awesome Panda


This blog post could also be called… In Praise of Kung Fu Panda, but given that it’s gonna be a while before I get to that point, let’s leave its title as it is. I’ve been on a bit of a Chinese martial-arts movie binge the last few weeks, justifying …

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Another Tech, Another Night…


Last night I slept 8 unbroken hours for the first time in… oooh… a while.  It’s been another tech-tastic week, and it’s not quite over yet…. Thankfully!  When I come to that point where I’m pretty much too tired to speak (a problem when you’re trying to give cue numbers …

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Goodreads 2014

harry august

So um.  Yes.  Well.  I’m excited!  And scared.  And a little worried about my own soul.  But mostly excited! The reason for my excitement is this… https://www.goodreads.com/choiceawards/best-science-fiction-books-2014 ‘Cos obviously, Harry August is there, in the final round.  With Stephen Baxter and Terry Pratchett.  And there are obviously numerous things about …

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