National Geographic Travel Writing Competition Entry – Offa’s Dyke National Trail 1987

What trip would you write about in 500 words for a travel writing competition?


Dishwasher Daiquiris

Hungover? Got a cold? Feeling rubbish? What would YOU drink to feel better again?


Ever written a limerick before?… well, since Primary School English days…

My Guest Writer appearance on Esther Chilton’s Writers Blog

I’ve never been asked to be a Guest Writer before, so thank you, Esther Chilton for the invite. I commend you to read  Esther’s fab blog , not just for another chance to read The Turbothrob XXX, and my writing biography, but because is a great resource for writers, updated daily with challenges, competitions and advice.

Pawn to King 4

Ever conducted a game of chess by postcard with an old schoolfriend? Be warned…