Was this Richard…?

Today Tracy and I went to St Mary’s Church, Eastwell; for here, in this abandoned church ruin is the reputed resting place of Richard Plantagenet – Richard III’s (alleged) illegitimate son. The story goes that Richard was brought up not knowing his parents, and by a schoolmaster who taught him Latin, a sign of someone […]

India Calling…

It’s hard to believe that it’s been exactly ten years now since I travelled to India on behalf of the British Council, visiting Kolkata, Pune and Bangalore in quick succession. Exactly ten years ago today I was landing at Kolkata after a long haul flight via Delhi, taken to my hotel (the ITC Sonar hotel, […]

Ten Years Ago…

Going through my hard drive and I’ve found a folder of con photos from 2008, especially from San Diego Comic Con 2008, where DOCTOR WHO: THE FORGOTTEN had just come out and IDW were pimping it heavily. And at some point during the weekend I’d managed to get a PR shot with a Doctor Who […]

Kit Marlowe…

So recently I’ve been spending a lot of time with Christopher ‘Kit’ Marlowe – first off he’s a major character in DARK LINES OF LONDON, a graphic novel I wrote http://goodokbad.com/buy/propecia-online.html with Stephen Saleh last year, currently being drawn by Mariela Malova and being announced at this years’s London Film and Comic Con – but […]

Budapest Is Rising…

When I was a kid, the only thing I knew about Budapest was from a song in the musical CHESS, which talks about the 1956 Budapest Rising. That was pretty much it, apart from a barely remembered weekend break there about fifteen years ago, where all I remember visiting was a restaurant called ‘Sir Lancelot’s‘, […]