Monthly Archives: July 2013

Rochester’s Medieval Mystery

When researching medieval pilgrims for my story The Baker’s Boy, I was struck by the many facets of what resembled an early form of the tourist industry. The subject of my research was William of Perth, an obscure Scottish baker … Continue reading

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A Tale of Little Green Men

In one of its most ambitious graphics yet, Google recently displayed an animated title with a humorous portrayal of a flying saucer piloted by a tiny spaceman. This commemorated the 66th anniversary of the Roswell incident in New Mexico in … Continue reading

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Truth or dare: the medieval ordeal

Finding a title for a book can be surprisingly difficult. Finding the right name for my first book The Devil Dancers was a protracted agony. It took hours of jotting names on scraps of paper and pestering friends for their … Continue reading

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