Category Archives: Writing

A jolly day’s filming

Up at 5am today for the grand making of the promotional video for In SatNav We Trust. This has been a long time coming. Last year I pretty much decided to go down the crowd funding route through Kickstarter or

A jolly day’s filming

Up at 5am today for the grand making of the promotional video for In SatNav We Trust. This has been a long time coming. Last year I pretty much decided to go down the crowd funding route through Kickstarter or

All sorts of jiggery pokery

So we are inching slowly closer to filming the promo video for In SatNav we Trust. It’s turned into an administrative nightmare so much so that I can’t remember if I already posted a blog to say all this. million

All sorts of jiggery pokery

So we are inching slowly closer to filming the promo video for In SatNav we Trust. It’s turned into an administrative nightmare so much so that I can’t remember if I already posted a blog to say all this. million

Have they turned Sherlock into Rupert Bear?

The last couple of seasons of Sherlock with Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman seem to have gone a bit awry. It all started to get a bit out of hand when they married off Watson to Mary. So far so

Have they turned Sherlock into Rupert Bear?

The last couple of seasons of Sherlock with Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman seem to have gone a bit awry. It all started to get a bit out of hand when they married off Watson to Mary. So far so

Kick-starting In SatNav We Trust

The Barrow Blog has been more than a bit quiet since the R2D2 goes to the movies series at Christmas. R2D2 came with me to get a haircut, came shopping for Christmas pudding, and eventually came out to see the

Kick-starting In SatNav We Trust

The Barrow Blog has been more than a bit quiet since the R2D2 goes to the movies series at Christmas. R2D2 came with me to get a haircut, came shopping for Christmas pudding, and eventually came out to see the

In Sat Nav We Trust – a search for meaning to the end of the world

I’ve been working on my Travelogue for a little over two years now, having set off from Oxford on May Morning of 2013. I’m just beginning to contact literary agents, just beginning to get those first rejections back. It’s all

In Sat Nav We Trust – a search for meaning to the end of the world

I’ve been working on my Travelogue for a little over two years now, having set off from Oxford on May Morning of 2013. I’m just beginning to contact literary agents, just beginning to get those first rejections back. It’s all

Schrödinger’s Millionaire

“…and there’s your change.” “Cheers.” Taking the change the previous customer took the newspaper and packet of cigarettes and left the shop. A short, thick set, man stepped up to the counter. “Hello Jimmy, what will you have today, the

Schrödinger’s Millionaire

“…and there’s your change.” “Cheers.” Taking the change the previous customer took the newspaper and packet of cigarettes and left the shop. A short, thick set, man stepped up to the counter. “Hello Jimmy, what will you have today, the

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Back in 2004 I remember seeing Susanna Clarke on TV promoting her book Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, a book about two magicians in England at the time of the Napoleonic Wars. I recall that the book was inevitably labelled

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Back in 2004 I remember seeing Susanna Clarke on TV promoting her book Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, a book about two magicians in England at the time of the Napoleonic Wars. I recall that the book was inevitably labelled