• Courageous Nerd interview

    16 February 2022

    Back in September last year I was interviewed on YouTube by a vlogger called Couragrous Nerd. It was an in-depth, half hour interview, looking at my writing processes, and touching upon all my...

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  • February competition winners

    15 February 2022

    I've drawn the winners of my February competition, and the lucky Shansters out of the virtual hat, in the order drawn, are:


    Ashley Nicole Regan, USA.

    Lori Rergerson, USA.

    Sophie Pearce, UK.


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  • February competition ends TONIGHT!!

    14 February 2022

    Can you think of a better Valentine's Day present for the special Shanster in your life than a signed, dated copy of Volume 2 of the Cirque Du Freak manga omnibus?!? This Volume includes Book 3,...

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  • Limerick’s Greenway

    13 February 2022

    Back in the summer, the Shans (with Bapcia, Mrs Shan's mother) headed for Limerick's brand new Greenway, a 40 kilometre smooth path through the countryside, built over an old, disused railway line,...

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  • Evra drawings

    12 February 2022

    22 years after he was first unleashed on an unsuspecting world in Cirque Du Freak, the snakeboy Evra Von continues to be an extremely popular character among budding artists. Here are four of the...

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  • Culturess - TV adaptations

    10 February 2022

    There was an interesting article on the Culturess web site a while back, entitled Book Series Could Benefit More From Television Adaptations (as opposed to movie adaptations). The thrust of the...

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