Thank you for visiting my site. I am a freelance journalist, editor, proofreader, photographer and also author of non-fiction (conventionally published by Crowood Press) and fiction books (self-published and available on Kindle via Amazon UK). I have just finished the third in the Jack Lockwood Mystery Series of thriller novels.
This is my new website where I also publish a series of random short stories (Coffee Break Stories), with a new one every few days.
Since 1989 various researched articles (with photographs) for, Period House & Its Garden, Period Living, Practical Householder, Essential Kitchen, Bathroom Bedroom, Build It, Home, Inspirations, You and Your Baby magazines and Antiques & Collectables. The Times, Sunday Times and Daily Mirror newspapers.
From 1998 – 2006 regularly commissioned by Period Living for care-and-repair type articles plus general interest features, as well as for Practical Woodworking.
In 2004, crime novel Deadly Contact was shortlisted by the Crime Writers’ Association for their Debut Dagger competition for aspiring newcomers to the genre.
2006 – 2014, writing regular features for Kent Life magazine, mainly about towns, localities, local interest stories.
In-house feature writing and sub-editing for Period Living.
Editorial production editor of You and Your Baby magazine.
Copywriting for solar heating company, Rentokil (pest control division) and a stone cleaning consultant.
Photo story scripts for D C Thomson magazines (Blue Jeans, Blue Jeans Photo Novels and Jackie).