Category: Work in Progress

  • 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 […]

  • Podcast, September 10th 2022 – Sorrow

    Podcast, September 10th 2022 – Sorrow

    Click to play Related Posts:SorrowDolur – Sorrow, done

  • This is Petal

    This is Petal

    Anyway, here’s Petal.

  • Skin and Bones – new novel coming soon

    My new novel Skin and Bones will be published soon. It is in the final stages of proofreading. Skin is a taxi driver and his brother Bones is a police detective. They do not get on but since they both operate in the large post-industrial town of Elchurch on the South Wales coast they often […]

  • 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

  • writer or painter?

    if I don’t paint I can’t write, in fact if I don’t paint I lose the plot . . . it takes a while, months, sometimes longer, but here it comes again . . . sorry, got to go and paint . . . if anything decent comes out of my forthcoming painting session I’ll […]

  • some poetry work-in-progress – podcast

    some poetry work-in-progress – podcast

    Related Posts:Podcast, September 10th 2022 – Sorrow

  • 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

  • Okey Dokey

    Okey Dokey

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

  • Flashes Stars Hearts – Paint Art

    bit of doodling mindlessly using Microsoft Paint At the end of the day detangle me

  • What are the secrets?

    What are the secrets?

    What are the secrets you’ve discovered today? Did you find out where the wizards play? Are they as wise as they claim? Or is it just a clever game? No one can win. No one can lose No one can challenge the life that you choose.

  • Marking an event

    Marking an event

    Last Saturday, December 8th 2018, along with Dafydd Wyn Roberts, I held an event at the Apothecary in Cardiff. They have a lovely little caff at the back of their shop. Dafydd played 4 songs accompanying himself on an acoustic guitar, and I read three excerpts from my novels. It went like this – Song-Reading-Song-Reading-Song-Reading-Song […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Thing about Jill

    The Thing about Jill

    Extract from Work in Progress novel – The Flying Boy Audio here: Transcript below: You. You.You. It’s all about you isn’t it? Yes of course, you think. Who else is it going to be about? There is only you, in your life anyway. Is that sociopathic? Or some kind of pathic? You only know about […]

  • A random bit of live writing (Feb 2016)

    A random bit of live writing (Feb 2016)

    How do you choose which bits of your life to focus on when you write or attempt to write some kind of autobiography like this? What are the criteria? Hmm. I suppose it depends on who you are writing to – yes – because when you write, or at least when I write, I have […]

  • Pandora – a new acrylic painting 1000mm x 1200mm

    Pandora – a new acrylic painting 1000mm x 1200mm

    Same size canvas as Namaste and Sister Liz Related Posts:Sam – New PaintingMosaic #81022 New PaintingCorona Response Team (Painting)