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A trip to Middlesbrough

The ‘Message in a Bottle’ sculpture – its curious surface is inspired by the handwriting of the explorer Captain James Cook. The script is lifted from the journals of his Pacific voyages. It stands outside the gallery of modern art, … Continue reading

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Tees Barrage and Tom Fleck

Yesterday I revisited the Cleveland (North Yorkshire, UK) landscape where my historical novel, ‘Tom Fleck’, opens. Readers will recall that Tom lives in a crumbling cow byre, on the edge of a marsh, close to the southern bank of the … Continue reading

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