A warm welcome

Hello and welcome to my website. Here you will find some details about me, my books and some blogs.

Public Talks

I regularly give illustrated talks on both world wars as they affected Norfolk and on Charles Dickens to local history and literature groups, libraries and clubs of various kinds. If you would like to contact me about giving a talk to your group, please use the ‘Contact Me’ feature of this website and I will be delighted to get back to you immediately.

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Featured Books

Norfolk at War 1939-45

A year-on-year account of the war at home and overseas as it affected Norfolk 1939-45. It is illustrated with 300 pictures, charts and diagrams.

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Norfolk - Exploring the Land of Wide Skies

In this superb book two locals set out to explore the county through words and photographs in order to bring to the reader, be they local or visitor, the best places in Norfolk to investigate for themselves. There’s no other place like it, and no other book quite like this one.

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Norfolk Food Heroes

This book was inspired in no small part by a wander around the Bidwell/EDP Norfolk Food Festival. Here we saw the best organic veggies, duck eggs, pork pies, Aberdeen Angus beefsteaks, artisan breads and cakes, fruits, juices, jams, pickles, butter, cheeses, milks, poultry, honey, lamb and pork, crabs, lobsters and vegetarian wonders.

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The Peddars Way and North Norfolk Coast Path

This is a walks book with a difference. A guide that is both useful and entertaining – a book the reader can refer to before starting out to decide which part of the trail to follow, something to take with them on a longer walk, or to sit back with on their return to remind them of all they have seen.

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