Author of THE GIFT. A trilogy for readers of Gothic and Historical Military fiction who don’t mind a good fright now and again.


Harvey & The Dragon’s Teeth

Posted on May 22, 2023

Sounds a bit like a Grimm’s fairy tale? Harvey and the Dragon Teeth. Afraid no. It’s wartime Folkestone.  Since first visiting the Kent seaside town in 2003 I’ve wondered what happened to Folkestone during WW2? Surely it was important. Dab in the middle of Hellfire Corner during the Battle of …


Posted on May 19, 2023

More apropos not possible. Posted to the St. Dunstan’s Playhouse kino in the midst of the Covid Pandemic in August of 2020 I keenly prescribe to the notion inspiration seeks us out and we mustn’t much worry about going looking for it like some old fool with a dodgy metal …

The Golden Age of Modelling

Posted on May 16, 2023

The pass to paradise We’re well into May now.  2023.  I was thinking about Euro Militaire. And the brief reprieve we got from being thrown into the history bin thanks to Euro Miniatures Expo. I’m writing from Florida this moment. It might seem utterly queer to think of Euro in September …

Kit Kraft. My Local.

Posted on May 3, 2023

I’m a writer. By trade.  Miniature modeller by passion.  Since first laying eyes on an Airfix Spitfire in the window of a hobby shop in Brighton’s Lanes in the early 1970’s I’ve loved building plastic models. If you grew up in the ’70’s it is near a guarantee you built …

In Memoriam. Hugo Luyten.

Posted on April 28, 2023

A great man has shuffled off this mortal coil.    Hugo Lyton was a friend of seventeen years. A gifted artist. And the kindest human, respected by all who knew him. I have no preconceived notions of death.  But. He died far too young.   Hugo was a member of the …

When Death Strikes Close

Posted on January 6, 2023

As we grey and the years get behind us inevitably we begin losing friends. When it’s someone in the prime of their life it’s a punch to the gut.I had not seen Darius Campbell Danesh for some years and I learnt of his recent and tragicdeath on my social media …

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