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Recent projects

October 18, 2010 No Comments »

It’s been a while since I’ve update my news blog but lots has been going on. First up, Doctor Who – Project: Destiny, the long-awaited sequel to Project: Twilight and... Read More »

Things that go bump

June 16, 2010 No Comments »

Another one of my current projects has just been announced. When I was a stroppy teenager, I often used to go and stay with my Grandparents on Jacob’s Wells Road... Read More »

Project: Destiny is on the clock

June 12, 2010 No Comments »

The last month or so has seen me locked in my study, hammering away at the keyboard on a new book so I haven’t had a lot of time to... Read More »

Have the Perfect Day Out

June 11, 2010 No Comments »

Personally I’m getting stupidly excited by the World Cup (and have been playing ‘Back Home’ – the 1970 England squad’s World Cup single – on loop since Tuesday), but I’ve... Read More »

Review: The Leaping by Tom Fletcher

May 6, 2010 No Comments »

Werewolves often disappoint. They aren’t as smooth as vampires or as guttural as zombies. They bring with them too many memories of atrocious transformation scenes and a worrying sense that... Read More »

Pick of the best farm shops

March 20, 2010 No Comments »

Just a quick note to say that Countryfile Magazine have popped my Pick of the Best New Farmshops from issue 30 on their website. This was written after I was... Read More »

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 »