Category: Back in the day

  • Croeso – Welcome

    Croeso – Welcome

    NOTE: THIS SITE IS IN THE PROCESS OF BEING REDESIGNED SO MAY BE A BIT WONKY What’s it all about then? No one’s got a clue really, but we try to do our best. This website exists to display a bit of one person’s attempts to do their best. When I say ‘best’ I’m not […]

  • Old Pals

    Old Pals

    Old Pals: Acrylic on Canvas 51cm x 40cm – 20″ x 16″

  • Opening Chapter Dec 2001

    Opening Chapter Dec 2001

    This is something I wrote in 2001, that’s nearly twenty-one years ago as I write this. It’s either genius or a piece of shit. I suppose it could even be both. You decide! (or not, I don’t care)

  • The Flying Boy

    I recently completed writing a new novel. The title of the book is ‘Skin and Bones’ . More news on that soon, but in the meantime here is an update on a major work-in-progress. It’s a book with the working title of ‘The Flying Boy’. The title refers to a recurring dream I used to […]

  • It’s a collage

    It’s a collage

    It’s a collage, that’s what it is, it’s a coll-fucking-age

  • Random Words of Today Podcast

    Random Words of Today Podcast

    Random Words of Today ***** and while we’re at it, this is another little random podcast from the other day it’s called RE: Tories Left Right etc. ***** and yet another recoded just an hour or so ago this one is Art Light Love Universe ***** Related Posts:Podcast, September 10th 2022 – Sorrow

  • Damn Ants

    Damn Ants

    An extract from ‘To Me’ Damn Ants June 10th, 2006 I had one of those writerly moments earlier; you know, when you have a brilliant idea for a piece of writing; something clever and insightful, something entertaining and wise, something beautiful and exciting, and all encapsulated in the same simple concept. The words blossomed in […]

  • about Busted and Crime and Coffee etc.mp3

    about Busted and Crime and Coffee etc.mp3

    just another rambling podcast partly about the book launch of Busted the other day

  • Crime and Coffee Festival 2019 – Cardiff Central Library

    Monday June 3rd 2019 – as part of the opening event at the Crime and Coffee Festival I will be launching an unexpected brand new book,. There will also be a rare appearance by the 2 Old Heads 🙂 More on that soon the event starts at 12.30 pm and the book launch is at […]

  • Busted – New Novel almost here

    EDIT: It’s here and will be launched Mon June 3rd – Details here I’m very happy to say that my next novel will be published by the end of May. The manuscript is in the final stages of proofreading. Here’s the completed front cover Busted Bumf It’s the early 1990’s in the large town of […]

  • Morning

    Morning

    Just found this in an old word doc from February 2000 Morning

  • Busted – new novel coming soon

    ‘Busted’ is a story about a struggling businessman and his family who get involved with some serious criminals. Set in the large coastal town of Elchurch in the 1990’s Busted is a straightforward story and a satisfying read. I actually wrote this story in the 1990’s but basically shoved it in a drawer (well on […]

  • Me and some of my mates

    Me and some of my mates

    Me and some of my mates

  • 2 Old Heads at The Apothecary Cardiff

    I don’t really know how it got to this but in eleven days time on April 3rd I am doing a sort of gig. Poster below. It’s a very small venue but an interesting one. here’s the event link on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/317730898881281/ Some of my paintings will be on display and for sale in the […]

  • Old Heads Podcast – Welsh and fish and other stuff

    Old Heads Podcast – Welsh and fish and other stuff

    Old Heads Podcast February 2019 Related Posts:Podcast, September 10th 2022 – Sorrow

  • Okey Dokey

    Okey Dokey

    Don’t ask . . . . . . Here’s some sort-of abstract works instead

  • The Imaginary Man

    The Imaginary Man

    Excerpt from Work in Progress Novel “The Flying Boy” Also a version in the Novel “To Me” You used to think you were especially gifted at school – this is because in your immediate circle of family and friends you were tagged as the brightest and cleverest. It was never true, but you suppose you […]

  • Old Heads Podcasts

    Old Heads Podcasts

    Me and a mate chatting – some people think it’s a bit funny – it’s a lot more than that . . . . . Click the pic to hear the Old Heads podcasts on the Tafftown website

  • Call me a novelist

    Call me a novelist

    (This is a personal note to myself – please ignore.) I’m a writer. There’s no doubt about that, as you would see if you bothered to explore my website. It’s mostly about writing and most of it has been written – by me of course. Problem is ‘writer’ is too wide a term to be […]

  • Old Heads at the Apothecary Cardiff

    Old Heads at the Apothecary Cardiff