• Chibi Lox

    19 January 2021

    I finished my first edit of the third (and final) Volume of Archibald Lox just before the weekend. I'll have to go through it another 3 or 4 times or more before it sees print in 2022 (hopefully!),...

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  • School stuff

    18 January 2021

    Schools are shut in Ireland at the moment, as they are in many other countries, while we struggle to contain Covid-19. Hopefully they won't remain closed for TOO long -- my son Dante is really...

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  • Christmas in Bunratty

    17 January 2021

    Like a lot of families this year, the Shan clan struggled through a Christmas unlike any other we're ever had to deal with. I ran a slight temperature on Christmas Eve, so we had to isolate for a...

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  • Style Saturday

    16 January 2021

    I'm declaring this a Style Saturday, and star of the catwalk is Mr Crepsley, drawn in four very different but equally cool fashions!


    First up there's a close-up of Mr C, eyes closed, maybe...

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  • Brixie Blogi

    15 January 2021

    I haven't seen too many Estonian reviews of my books over the years -- they never really took off in Estonia, and only two were ever published there. But a blogger called Brixie set out to correct...

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  • Archibald hits Joshua’s sweet spot!

    14 January 2021

    It's sweet when someone reads a book of mine and really likes it -- and even sweeter when they take to the internet to declare their love from the virtual rooftops!! :-) That's what a fan called...

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