The Crow Journal

My latest novel – a story of magic and intrigue set at least partially in the crowded metropolis of London in the 1850s is now available at amazon.com, amazon.co.uk and other regional amazons. The protagonist is Barnaby Silver, a young man newly come to town to confront the past that his mother, a powerful sorceress, […]

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The Sauron Problem

Firstly, I’m a big fan of Lord of the Rings, the Hobbit and the Silmarillion. This article isn’t offering disrespect to the memory of JRR Tolkien or his many fans. I’m coming at this only from the viewpoint of an RPG player and GM

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Tonic

I can’t believe it’s been two months or so since I last updated this blog. A lot has happened, or to be precise a lot has happened to many many people but very little has happened to me. Under the lockdown resultant from the pandemic I’ve been working from home since the end of March […]

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Garden Party

Much ink could be spilled, and has been, discussing the dichotomy between the Apollonian and Dionysian impulses.Or you could watch this.

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