floreat sealand

by | Jul 31, 2005 | General News

I was in Leigh-on-Sea on Friday to see Prince Michael of Sealand. The idea is to make a radio programme about Sealand, so I toddled off to sunny Essex with Kevin the radio producer to talk about it. As it turned out, however, we turned into the Laurel and Hardy of...

Radostin Kishishev – football genius

Blimey, my agent knows how to cheer me up. In these days of suicide bombs and people being executed for wearing clothes deemed inappropriate for prevailing weather conditions, I’ve been sent a document detailing what happens to the copyright on my books in the...

nice to see you, to see you…

You can’t knock Bruce Forsyth. I missed Bruce Forsyth’s Comedy Heroes the first time it was broadcast, but thankfully I caught a repeat last night – the man is a legend. He manages to remain immensely likeable despite a gargantuan ego – just...

morning, pop pickers

Some good news from this week’s Bookseller magazine, the trade paper for the publishing industry. Travel writing, it seems, is even more popular than it was before. “Despite and economic slowdown and rising consumer debt,” says the Bookseller,...

maybe it's because…

Thanks to everyone who’s been in touch since the latest incidents – the thing with London is that it’s such a huge city that you’d have to be really, dreadfully unlucky to be caught up in something like that. There are, what, about seven...