Category: “Novels

Rebutting the good and the bad, and support from football fans

Posted on 17 January 2010 | 12:01pm

We only get The Observer on a Sunday, and I fear that Gaby Hinsliff and Nick Cohen will be going into hiding after their articles today. Sorry, but you just can’t say these things!! Ms Hinsliff has written what even my other half (who is used to reading unpleasant things about me) has described as […]

Berlin brothel leads the way to a greener world

Posted on 14 July 2009 | 10:07am

I don’t think I have ever been in a brothel. I say ‘don’t think’ because I did wander into a somewhat sexually charged bar with a photographer colleague in Nairobi once which, he informed me the next day, was in fact a front for all manner of stuff going on upstairs. The hero of my novel, […]

Guide ro Marathon running part 2

Posted on 25 April 2009 | 11:04am

I know there is a little books section on the website where I can remind those of you who bizarrely have yet to buy The Blair Years or All In The Mind how to do so. And I know too that every now and then I mention one or both of those products, though I hope with […]

Eighteen interviews later …

Posted on 10 February 2009 | 7:02pm

Interviews. You might think it’s easy just to open and close your mouth and see what comes out, but as I come to the end of a day promoting the Time to Change report, I feel more understanding of the time TB said to me ‘if I speak to one more local radio interviewer trying […]