My guest today is John Fletcher, author of ‘Wuhan’. No. it’s not about the pandemic but about the Japanese invasion of Japan in the 1930’s that morphed into the Second … Continue reading
My latest guest in my ‘MEET. . .’ series is Christina Courtney, author of the ”Runes’ series of Viking time-slip novels. For the text of the interview go the page … Continue reading
Today is publication day for the ebook version of Louise Fein’s novel People Like Us, a poignant story of young love in Nazi Germany, between the daughter of a Nazi functionary … Continue reading
Once again illegal immigrants are in the news. I have updated my page on the Hopeful Travellers and you will find it on this blog under the title The … Continue reading
Historical novelists are attracted to ice, not just in their whisky. In this month’s issue of Historical Novels Review (August 2019) you will find an article by myself, reproduced as a … Continue reading
This is the fifth anniversary of the publication of Freedom’s Pilgrim. It has had a tortuous history, being first published by myself on Amazon and then republished by Endeavour Press … Continue reading
The village of Hallsands in Devon is best known for having been swept into the sea in 1917, but it is also the place where Anthea and I had our … Continue reading
No visit to Japan can be complete without visiting the Peace Park in Hiroshima to remember the day that changed the history of mankind.
For my second Japanese theme I have chosen castles and temples. These are obviously not representative of modern Japan but they are an important part of the Japanese heritage.