Sometimes, it is good to step back and just…enjoy the silence.


It’s Friday, it’s 28 degrees and I’m sat in a Roman piazza for lunch and a beer. Travelling in Israel could be worse.

TLV by night

Friends may come, friends may go, but increasingly I’m finding that people, no matter where they are from, are people.

Dear Morgan I am very pleased to inform you that we have received approval of your corrections from your examiners…


In 2013, I ended a long term relationship. I wrote a body of work longer than 2 standard paperback novels. I started a new job. I moved countries. I moved deliberately to a place where I knew no one, I didn’t speak the language and had no idea of the culture, history or ethos.

With hindsight, I don’t know if this makes me incredibly stupid or incredibly brave.

For me the decision was ultimately simple. When else am I going to do this?


As a long year draws to a close I thought that it might be an opportune time to spend some a few moments reflecting on the last year. It has been a while since my last musing, over 3 weeks in fact. Which is both rather usual and completely unplanned. I’ve intended to sit down […]