Monthly Archives: August 2012

Open Road

While the LD conference was taking place in London, the terrific Open Road people who are publishing all his work as ebooks, made a short film to promote his writing. I loathe doing this sort of thing – and I … Continue reading

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solomon islands

Having just spent a couple of days in a phone shadow spot in Hereford, I loved this from an article in Oxford today about round-the-world boating: ‘You’d be surprised how few places are now out of reach of cheap, instant … Continue reading

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Biographers prize

Amateurs has been shortlisted for the HW Fisher Best First Biography prize, run by the Biographers’ Society. Good to get the news on the day Britain finally gets two gold medals – and HW Fisher happens to be my accountancy … Continue reading

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