Monthly Archives: May 2015

Mad Max Fury Road Film Review

Last year I posted one or two film reviews mostly of dramas or historic themes but recently I watch Mad Max Fury Road and thought it was worthy of my attention! I originally posted this review on the wonderful Smorgasbord … Continue reading

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Leavesden Asylum – A Victorian Hospital with a modern twist!

I’ve written once or twice before in passing on Leavesden Hospital and a possible extremely infamous former patient there.  Recently I went on a walk with a friend of mine ostensibly to create a book promo video for a novel which … Continue reading

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History needn’t be torture!

Just over a week ago I wrote here on my new book 101 Most Horrible Tortures In History which has had its most successful first week of sales of all my books save for one. Obviously there are quite a … Continue reading

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EVP and things that go bump in the night

I spent several days wondering whether to write this or not and when you read it, you’ll probably know why. It’s been over two years now since my mother died and I miss her just as much as I did … Continue reading

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VE Day Remembered in Photos – This Is Your Victory!

This gallery contains 15 photos.

The 8th May 1945 was V.E. Day or Victory in Europe Day.  As the U.K. is in the midst of remembering and celebrating perhaps the most momentous day in our history,  I thought it would be interesting to post some old … Continue reading

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UK General Election – Game of Thrones Style

Today is the day of the U.K. General Election.  Voting used to be easy and just a choice between the Conservatives and Labour but these days it has got more longwinded and complicated that a George R R Martin series … Continue reading

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101 Most Horrible Tortures In History (my new book!)

Today is a big day for me, I’m launching my new book on Kindle and Paperback formats! 101 Most Horrible Tortures In History takes a wry look at history, torture and bizarre punishments of times past and just a bit of … Continue reading

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