The ‘Big Hour’ on BBC Radio Solent

Was invited on to Alex Dyke’s ‘Big Hour’ on BBC Radio Solent last Tuesday 6th December where he chatted to me about how I got into writing and the creation of Pets in a Pickle, interspersed with a few shots across the bows re how expensive it can be to take a pet to a… more…

Dogs’ Monthly Feature

There’s a two page feature of mine in December’s issue of Dogs’ Monthly entitled A Cracker of a Christmas. Click on the link here ‘A Cracker of a Christmas’ It’s been very well put together and makes a great spread.  In addition there’s a competition to win ten free copies of Pets in a Pickle.… more…

Cover for Pets on Parade

In conjunction with David Brackston, an artist colleague of mine, have been working on a cartoon drawing for the cover of my sequel, Pets on Parade, which is due to be published next April. My biggest headache was the parrot in flight. Tried an African Grey as the final chapter of the book describes a… more…

Cats Protection Christmas Fayre

Did a book signing at Henhayes Centre Crewkerne as part of the Yeovil and District Cats Protection Christmas Fayre to raise funds to help kittens and cats in the area around Yeovil in Somerset. The bedecked hall was very welcoming with some cheerful,Christmassy stalls. Plus music, minced pies and bacon sarnies.  Next to where I… more…

Discover Dogs – Earls Court 12-13th November

Spent the week-end up in London to attend the Discover Dogs Show. Was able to meet up with over 60 breeders and spread the word re Pets in a Pickle. Did a postcard drop of the book well in excess of 150. The books I donated to The Border Collie Trust were all sold. They… more…

Psychic Pets

Had a feature on psychic pets in the Daily Mail on the 11th October  http://tinyurl.com/6emr9mj. It generated a lot of media interest and resulted in six local radio interviews the next day. There was one with Radio 5 Live which was supposed to have been at 7.15am with Rachel Burden and Nicky Campbell but it… more…