It’s always humbling to be noticed.

With book signings, personal appearances and press calls, the life of a best-selling author is an exciting one. However, when one is beginning one's hopefully stratospheric rise, it can be quite a lonely one. So, its fabulous when, out of the blue, someone shows an interest. International superstar and media sweetheart Ryan Stark is slowly … Continue reading It’s always humbling to be noticed.

The camera loves ya, baby

Obviously Ryan Stark, being the global celebrity and media sweetheart that he is, can hire an internationally famous, award-winning ex-paparazzo-turned-artiste to create a few tasteful images. However, as Ryan's somewhat more, er, real alter-ego, finances didn't run to that. But help was to hand. My daughter Emma, dusted off her Nikon and Fine Art Degree, … Continue reading The camera loves ya, baby

Imagination takes many forms

Yesterday afternoon, we visited Salisbury Museum, where they have a Terry Pratchett exhibition. He was a early adopter of portable computing owning an VIII-7 Olivetti Quaderno, and it reminded me of my time with Psion Organisers. Using the small monochrome screen, saving to cards and syncing via a v32bis modem. Writing is writing, however and … Continue reading Imagination takes many forms