I’m excited, on May 18th I have a new book being published. Its a little different than what I’ve written in the past, but I’m sure you’ll love it.
There is much being said about how New Zealand has memorialised historical figures who have contributed to our past. Of concern is the role and glorification of these people and their impact on our country. Like many, what I knew about these famed men and their accomplishments was mostly from what I’d learned in school, […]
Author’s Note Many authors tell us that writing their latest book was a labour of love or some other type of agonising process that took years to complete and cost them a marriage, their dog and their sanity. For me, writing Falls Ende has been a pleasure and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience, even down to the […]
I often pore through old correspondence and antique books as part of my research. Reading those letters and books isn’t always easy. Wordy, run-on sentences, unusual phrases and uncommon words makes it incredibly frustrating to fully comprehend what educated men wrote all those years ago. How different our language has since become and how much […]
Most of us don’t spare much thought about animals in the Middle Ages, but it is a topic much discussed and argued by medieval aficionados. What is undisputable is that medieval animals were considerably smaller than modern day animals, but how much smaller? A modern adult cow can weigh anywhere between 1000lbs to 1800lbs (453kgs […]