This is a most unusual review, one which will make it on to my ‘Recommended Resources’ page in the near future, but is difficult to define. I want to introduce you to a man, his course and his book – which is, in itself, rather unusual too. John Yeoman is a gifted writer and teacher… Read More Book & Course Review: John Yeoman’s ‘Fear of Evil’
It is with great pride that I can reveal the cover for my forthcoming book The Old Man on the Beach and other stories. This is the retitled version of the book I wrote for NaNoWriMo last November. December and January was a time of having the stories revised and edited by a number of… Read More My next book’s cover revealed!
My latest review for The Doughnut is up and running. This time I review Si Cranstoun’s album ‘Modern Life’ having reviewed his upcoming single ‘Never Gonna Let You Go’ earlier. If you love feel-good, soulful Jackie Wilson style music to bop to then Si Cranstoun is your man. You can check out the details of… Read More Music Review: Si Cranstoun ‘Modern Life’
My latest post on The Doughnut features the new single from a great British artist who cut his teeth busking on the streets. Marvellously upbeat, cheery music with a great horn section backing, Si Cranstoun is bringing the Summer into Britain early. Well worth listening to and I’ll be reviewing his complete album shortly. Read… Read More Music Review: Si Cranstoun – Never Gonna Let You Go
After my last review of a young British child prodigy I go to the other extreme, looking at another British musician, but one who is sixty this year. Listening to this CD featuring several of her works, you might be surprised to learn that Lydia Kakabadse was born in Southport and raised in Altrincham, Cheshire.… Read More Music Review: Lydia Kakabadse – British feeling made exotic fantasy