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Countryfile – Perfect Days Out

March 17, 2010 No Comments »

My new book has been announced – Countryfile Perfect Days Out is due to be published by BBC Books in May this year. Here’s the official blurb: Countryfile is one... Read More »

Countryfile: Great British Walks on sale now

March 12, 2010 No Comments »

“Look what we found in John Lewis,” my Dad’s email excitedly said this afternoon. Look indeed – it’s the first ever Countryfile Magazine book, available now from far more places... Read More »

Creature Feature

February 25, 2010 No Comments »

The first Doctor Who comic strip I ever read was Voyager by Steve Parkhouse which ran in issues 90 – 94 of Doctor Who Monthly in 1984. That story affected me... Read More »

Knowledge is power

February 9, 2010 No Comments »

The latest issue of BBC Knowledge is out now, my first as Acting Managing Editor, a post I have taken on a freelance basis for the next six months or... Read More »

Hello, I’m a cook book addict

January 18, 2010 No Comments »

A couple of months ago I returned home from work with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s new cook book ‘River Cottage Every Day’ tucked under my arm. It was for a review for... Read More »

Cav and Dave

December 31, 2009 No Comments »

I’ve been busy beavering away all over Christmas on an exciting new project (more on that later), so almost forgot to point out that the January issue of Countryfile Magazine,... Read More »

Iris Wildthyme and the Claws of Santa out now!

Iris Wildthyme and the Claws of Santa out now!

December 3, 2009 No Comments »

My latest audio drama, Iris Wildthyme and the Claws of Santa is on sale now, available from Big Finish Productions. Written with my long-suffering, er, I mean long-time partner Mark... Read More »

Christmas country customs

Christmas country customs

November 23, 2009 No Comments »

Christmas has come early with the latest issue of Countryfile Magazine, on sale today. The penultimate issue under my editorship, the December 2009 issue includes a feature by yours truly;... Read More »

Iris Wildthyme and The Claws of Santa

November 3, 2009 No Comments »

The trailer to my latest audio drama, co-written with Mark Wright, is online now. You can listen to it here. Here’s the blurb for the play: It’s going to be... Read More »

Prisoner of Peladon reviewed in Doctor Who Magazine issue 414

October 15, 2009 No Comments »

My latest audio play, Doctor Who – Companion Chronicles: The Prisoner of Peladon, co-written by Mark Wright is reviewed by Matt Michael in the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine.... Read More »