Monthly Archives: July 2013

Into the Grey giveaway and Step four of Musical Tour

As most of you probably know, The Book Smugglers have reviewed Into the Grey (the first UK review! Yeay!) They’re also step four on the Into the Grey musical blog tour, and are giving away a copy of the book. All … Continue reading

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Into the Grey Musical Soundtrack tour: Song Three!

Welcome to post three of the Into the Grey musical blog tour, in which I share videos of  seven songs that feature in my 1970’s ghost novel Into the Grey, and explain what those songs mean to me and to the story. Today … Continue reading

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Dublin: Early Morning July 2013

Dropping from the bus, and the city is quietly alive. I weave through bicycles, bin bags, and the sleeping homeless. At my elbow the shadow scented greenery of the park is cool, the trees above tentatively kissed with sunlight. I … Continue reading

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Into the Grey Musical Soundtrack tour: Song Two!

Welcome to post two of the Into the Grey musical blog tour, in which I share videos of seven songs that feature in my 1970’s ghost novel Into the Grey, and explain what those songs mean to me and to the story. Today … Continue reading

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Into the Grey Musical Sound Track Tour!

Welcome to the Into the Grey musical blog tour in which I share videos of seven songs that feature in my 1970’s ghost novel Into the Grey, and explain what those songs mean to me and to the story. First up on the Into … Continue reading

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Goodbye my very good friend.

Many years ago I wrote a childrens’ book called The Two Swans. It featured a character called Nolan an Ceoltóir (Nolan the Musician) He was based on a man I knew, loved and respected dearly, Alan Nolan. Yesterday I learned that Alan … Continue reading

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