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Kindle bargains for UK readers, and a free book draw for everyone else

UPDATE - WE HAVE A WINNER!  Thanks so much to everyone who entered the "Win a signed copy"  draw. It was great fun reading your messages and especially the entertaining offers of bribery (which of course I resisted)!   Congratulations to G Goldschmeid, whose name was first out of the hat - please check your … Continue reading Kindle bargains for UK readers, and a free book draw for everyone else

Curses, Miracles and ‘Tilla Speaks’.

The launch of a new book is always a grand excuse for wandering around the internet pontificating on things, and I'm grateful to the hosts who've kindly let me loose on their websites. It's been a delight writing the articles, and here's the current publication schedule. 6 March - opening chapter of MEMENTO MORI previewed … Continue reading Curses, Miracles and ‘Tilla Speaks’.

Coping with the party season, Roman-style

The season of partying has begun! Io Saturnalia! ...although to be honest I’ve never been terribly confident about social occasions. Nothing illustrates my lack of prowess so well as the time I turned up to a party to find the hostess still in her dressing-gown with a towel around her hair.  And that was in … Continue reading Coping with the party season, Roman-style