17 March 2014 by , No Comments

Sorry I haven’t been around much lately.  Well, I mean I’ve been around.  Just not on Facebooky-web-sitey-bloggy-type-things, that’s all.  So I thought it was high time for a bit of a catch-up.  Apart from putting the finishing touches to Norm Read more

Where I write

30 January 2014 by , No Comments

Does it contain any luxury items?  Original artwork from….read more about where the magic happens (on a good day) hereshedfrontRead more

Sheffield and Hull Tour

29 January 2014 by , No Comments

jm_blog_sirius_0He was very funny – when I looked around everyone was laughing!   Read the round up of the week in Yorkshire hereRead more

Final Day of Tour

25 January 2014 by , No Comments

Hull10 schools , 1400 children later. “I want a complete set of books for every class.” Read more here


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Hull – Day 4

19 January 2014 by , No Comments

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERARead here to find out just how ‘hard’ it is being an author on tour!… Read more

Hull – Day 3

17 January 2014 by , No Comments

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERACatching up with the daily blog for the Scottish Friendly book tour.  Here’s day 3.

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Hull – day 2

15 January 2014 by , No Comments


The fun in Hull continues on the Scottish Friendly and Scottish Book Trust tour.  Read my blog from day 2 in Hull.  Right here Read more

Hello Hull!

14 January 2014 by , 2 Comments

This week team Norm rock up to Hull and Sheffield as part of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book tour courtesy of Scottish Friendly and the wonderful Scottish Book Trust.  I’m legally contracted to write a daily blog.  So, with that … Read more

Breaking News!

6 November 2013 by , No Comments

Delighted to announce the arrival of a brand new book, The World Of Norm: May Be Contagious, weighing in at a healthy 263 pages. Author and book both doing well.DSC01585Read more

Norm’s off to Barra

28 October 2013 by , 2 Comments
Well after a highly enjoyable trip down to the deep south-west last week – Exeter to be precise – I’m off to The Outer Hebrides this week, spreading The Word – and indeed The World Of Norm. Tomorrow sees me … Read more