Posts by adminphil

The Galway Bookshop

As part of our plan to revisit places around Ireland which have given us so much pleasure over the years,...

Hospitality on the Algarve

Portugal’s Algarve, with its stunning coastline, long sandy beaches to die for and a blue sky that promises every day...

On a Wing and a Prayer

For me, one of the most satisfying elements when writing a book is the opportunity to travel and meet interesting...

My Story

I’ve been asked a number of times how I ever got around to writing a book, especially a fantasy story....

The Local Library

One of the most encouraging scenes for booklovers, I would imagine, is to see a circle of children sitting around...

Van the Man Back Home in Belfast

In a part of East Belfast, near where I spent my childhood, an avenue which is known worldwide to legions...

A School Project for Timecrack

Following up on the recent Sci-Fi/Fantasy evening reading of Timecrack, which was held in Waterstone’s Belfast store, I was invited...

Sci-Fi and Fantasy at Waterstones

A great evening last week in Waterstones in downtown Belfast gave Jo Zebedee and myself the opportunity to introduce our...

Friendly Support

Writing a book can be a very solitary affair, but on the other hand it offers writers the opportunity to...

Prostate Cancer

This week sees me quietly celebrating the fact that I have survived another year after my operation in 2003 for...

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