Monthly Archives: March 2013

Chotah Wallah

Today, a brief homage to a lost dog. Our paths crossed 23 years ago during a march across the Himalaya into Zanskar. The day before we reached the highest point, he crept nervously towards our party. He looked a beaten … Continue reading

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Last free day for Tom Fleck

This is an unusual historical novel. Set in 1513, the year of Flodden (recall the lament: Flowers of the Forest?). The Kindle version is free until the end of Tuesday 12 March. I’d like this story to be better known. … Continue reading

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Free ‘Tom Fleck’.

My historical novel, Tom Fleck, is free for Kindle until Tuesday. I’d like it to be better known – this year is the 500th anniversary of Flodden (remember the lament: Flowers of the Forest?). Please help yourselves – and post … Continue reading

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To the Birch Hall Inn

It was a rare, bright day; so off for a stroll. Track of George Stephenson’s original railway up the valley of the Murk Esk.. Then for a Black Sheep at the Birch Hall Inn. Into the bar to see the … Continue reading

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