Publication Day!

Publication Day!

I’m very happy that today is publication day for The Chalky Sea ā€“ and by a happy coincidence also Canada Day – and the 150th anniversary at that. As the book is partly set in Ontario and has several Canadian characters that is good news indeed!

A VISIT TO STANDEN

A VISIT TO STANDEN

I spent a very interesting morning exploring Standen and its grounds this week. The house, just outside East Grinstead, was built for the Beale family between 1891 and 1894 by the renowned Arts and Crafts architect Philip Webb. James Beale was a prosperous London...
SMUGGLERS OF SUSSEX

SMUGGLERS OF SUSSEX

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the Cuckmere Valley during WW2 and its strategic role in the defence of the realm. Today Iā€™m going to look at another of its claims to fame ā€“ as the beating heart of an enormous smuggling operation. Smuggling was big business in...

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