travel photographer, adventurer


The Essence of my Writing

My aim as a writer is to involve you emotionally, and to ignite the flames of enjoyment, adventure and learning, and to take you into a mysterious world. My stories sometimes touch on famous legends, legendary characters and locations, with fact and fiction bound seamlessly together, and interwoven with a modern twist into a unique plot. All the characters are archetypal, with the main ones thrown into extraordinary circumstances.

My career as a design engineer took me into situations that were very creative, sometimes explosive and emotional, while my interests have occasionally been downright dangerous. I have tried to bring the creativity that was my lifeblood, as well as the emotion and danger, to my writing.

Powerful characters drive the plot inexorably in my ancient history thrillers that include both contemporary themes and a hint of the supernatural.



My first novel, The Secret of Gold, is published on Amazon as a Kindle version. Read the first few chapters, free Here

My second novel, The Secret of Stone, has just been published on Amazon as a Kindle version. Read the first few chapters, free Here

I am now featured in

Create in Fife and Creative Edinburgh websites


Fife Writes

Fife Writes is a new writing group set up by Create in Fife in association with Fife Cultural Trust in February 2014 with 50 members.

Our main aims are to hold free writing and music events, one per month, across all of Fife, and to actively encourage networking. The Events are open to our 182 members, their friends and the public in Fife and beyond, who are interested in writing, performing and music.

Apart from our members coming from every corner of Fife, we even have members in Aboyne, Alloa, Blairgowrie, Broughty Ferry, Dumfries, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Poland and USA. We welcome you wherever you are.

Many of our members are professional or budding writers, comedians, editors, musicians, performers, photographers, poets, publishers, script writers, one actor, one artist and one composer – so a broad range of talent. And, of course, our other members just like to be entertained.

Why not join us, it’s free.

Hope to see you at our events.

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