Where was the Navy?

Is there a sea story?

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More food for thought

I had three options for a story for Writers Magazine in which food played a major part. One was the last two men of the Arctic expedition wondering who would eat who to survive. It’s […]

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Picture Mysteries

Yachts, Book Covers and mysteries – I sometimes wonder if I do things the wrong way round and I should take a book cover and write the story about that instead of finding a cover […]

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Crime Scene Investigation

CSI, Crime scene investigation, Murder weekends, Train Journeys, – We were at this murder weekend at a hotel, the woman on the train said, and several of the people got drunk and became unreliable witnesses […]

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Vital Spark

Yachts, Book Covers and mysteries – I sometimes wonder if I do things the wrong way round, if I should take a book cover and write the story about that instead of finding a cover […]

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America’s Cup

We were talking of the America’s Cup the other day and saying I had written quite a bit about the South African entry in the early two thousands reminded me that Royal Cape Yacht Club […]

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Caledonian Canal

The Caledonian Canal While we were in Aberdeen, the Stonehaven Yacht Club organised the a trip down the Caledonian Canal in the Sail Training yacht Winston Churchill. I was sea sick for a day and […]

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Bernard Cornwell and Sailing

I had the cheek to email Bernard Cromwell yesterday and discovered they are reissuing the Last Kingdom volume with a front that coincides with the TV programme. I’d rather have the book. I actually preferred […]

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Invisible Man

Sometimes one becomes invisible to those around one and wonderrs how that experience has inspired writers.

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