Category Archives: Writing

London’s ‘Blow Up Bridge’

Around the north side of Regent’s Park in London, between Little Venice and London Zoo, Regent’s Canal glides peacefully though a leafy cutting. Just west of the zoo, the canal passes beneath a bridge carrying Avenue Road into the park. … Continue reading

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The Monument (to the Great Fire of London)

On September 2nd, 1666, over three-quarters of London was burned to the ground in what has become known as the Great Fire of London. The blaze started in the King’s baker’s house in Pudding Lane, not far from the northern … Continue reading

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Jaspa’s Journey Books Are Award Finalists!

With today being (Inter-)National Book Lovers Day (thanks to Ailsa of Where’s My Backpack? for reminding me!), it seems the perfect time to announce that both books currently available in the Jaspa’s Journey series have now been selected as book … Continue reading

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The Shard, London: Part 1 – The View

The Pride of London is the second instalment in the Jaspa’s Journey collection of travel adventure novels for Kids 8-80. This time around, my friends and I embark on a whirlwind tour of London, attempting to solve the riddles of … Continue reading

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The Great Migration Back In Bookstores!

Define ‘Fun’… How about walking into a bookstore and finding copies of your book on the shelf. It doesn’t get much more fun than that! Especially after an enforced hiatus of five whole years, following the closure of your original … Continue reading

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Serengeti Great Migration!

What’s Kathleen got in her hand? A copy of the recently re-published Jaspa’s Journey: The Great Migration, of course. But look more closely. Because the real question should be Where are Kathleen and her book? Amazingly, the answer is: In … Continue reading

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The Great Migration Republished!

I’m so proud and happy to announce that, after a hiatus of five years, Rich’s first novel about my adventures, Jaspa’s Journey: The Great Migration, is again available in both paperback and ebook formats! The Great Migration, which is set … Continue reading

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