“I am fortunate to be receiving lots of writing commissions. So as well as getting on with the next book ( which can be loosely described as a music memoir) I have articles to write for The Oldie, New Statesman and Saga magazine ( the first and third aimed at...
“I love book festivals. Indeed I sometimes say that the only reason I write books is so that I can attend them. It’s not too far from the truth. Where else do the public turn up in such numbers to display a knowledge and appreciation of books that is...
“I love Scotland and it was great to get the opportunity to see more of it the other weekend (May 12th to 14th) when I did three book events in weather that was mixed to say the least. At Dumbarton Library I was interviewed by the great Ruth Wishart who has...
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