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Archive for July 2016


  I should begin by saying that my desk never looks likes this. When I started out with this writing lark I still had young children, so the table where I wrote was often littered with Lego and orphaned plimsolls as well as my own clutter. These days I have no such excuse but my…

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The End is Nigh

Book-wise I’m at what my marathon-running children tell me is around the 20 mile marker, also known as Just Shoot Me Now. I’m about ten days off finishing first draft and still, somewhat worryingly, making major decisions. Yesterday I tossed a coin to see who would inherit the worm farm. So much for a carefully…

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Getting to Know Me

I have no idea whether this link will work beyond the Irish sea but for anyone who has ever lain awake nights thinking, ‘Damn! I wish I knew more about Laurie Graham’, toss and turn no more. Here is County Dublin’s answer to Desert Island Discs.   

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