• Bernard Catam visits the Cirque Du Freak

    28 October 2021

    There was a very sweet review recently of Cirque Du Freak by an author called Bernard Catam, who lives in the Philippines. I love it when any reader takes the time to write a review for one of my...

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  • Bookish vending machines

    27 October 2021

    Vending machines are normally associated with snacks and drinks, but they can offer so much more. I remember when I travelled to Japan for the first time, nearly twenty years ago, and spotting...

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  • A Freaky AMP review

    26 October 2021

    Two weeks from today, on Tuesday November 9th, Volume 4 of the Cirque Du Freak manga omnibus goes on sale. Collecting books 7 and 8 of the series, it sees the starts of the second half of Darren...

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  • An early Kidnapped paperback

    25 October 2021

    The Volume 2 omnibus of my Archibald Lox series, collecting books 4 to 6 and presenting them as a single storyline, officially goes on sale a week from today, on Monday November 1st. That's when...

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  • Ballybunion with the grandparents

    24 October 2021

    Now that we're well into autumn, I'm looking back at my store of summer photos with envy. In truth, it wasn't an especially sunny summer in Ireland (is it ever?!?), but looking at these, I can...

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  • Mr Crepsley and friends

    23 October 2021

    Normally, when fans choose to do a drawing of Mr Crepsley, they draw him by himself, which is utterly appropriate, given he was such a solitary, brooding figure for most of his life. But sometimes...

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