Tag Archives: andover

World Famous in Andover!

I know that this is just a grain of sand when compared to the mountainous achievements of some of my author friends in our blogging world, at Swanwick Writers’ Summer School and on many social media channels, but it hugely … Continue reading

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Books and Coffee

Exciting News! The manager of Coffee#1 in Andover has agreed that I can sit and sign copies of my two novels, Eleven Miles and Knitting Can Walk!, in his coffee shop on the afternoon of 12th May. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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Big parkrun Milestone

Since I posted this photo on my Facebook page yesterday, I have had such wonderful reaction that I thought it worth publishing in my blog. Please feel free to re-blog and share it in any other way you see fit … Continue reading

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Early Signs of Talent

My ten week old great grandson, Kenley, has already made the final of the local Supertots competition in Andover, Hampshire. I am very proud. There he is: second from the left in the top row in the newspaper clipping above. … Continue reading

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What a great week for running – for me, anyway!

I’ll be brief. I had three wonderful, early-morning runs in Bois de Boulogne in Paris while I was there for business meetings. On Saturday, I went for my usual Andover parkrun. I was on a good pace for 24 minutes … Continue reading

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Tribute to Nicki Wallis

Tragically, a very good friend of my wife’s died on Monday 7th September. She was only 33 years old, and Joy had known her since she was just seventeen. I knew her too, but not as closely as Joy, who … Continue reading

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#WeekendCoffeeShare: Andover Hockey Club’s New Pitch

If we were having coffee, I would be proud to tell you about my niece, who is currently staying with us, and the opening of the newly laid pitch of Andover Hockey Club. Katrina has recently left the Welsh National … Continue reading

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