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Supernatural Tales 41, Autumn 2019

As a horror and weird fiction newbie, I’m delighted to have my first story The Inheritor in Supernatural Tales, edited tirelessly by David Longhorn. My tale is set in Guernsey, and draws on my childhood experiences of living in my … Continue reading

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Ready for Chad and missing writing poetry

Chad Final stage of prep seems now to be done. Passport renewed, visa obtained, jabs jabbed (although inconveniently I had a fever when I went for my yellow fever jab so I had to return a few days later) anti-malarial … Continue reading

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Victor Hugo and Guernsey

Having fallen down a flight of stairs two days ago, I have spent a good deal of time on my back applying icepacks to a torn thigh muscle. While trying to write in a horizontal position, I realise that I am feeling homesick for Guernsey. I’ve been glancing … Continue reading

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Victor Hugo arrives at Guernsey

The Expulsion of Victor Hugo, by Jean Le Pelley, which originally appeared in the Transactions of La Society Guernesaise for 1970. Contains this glimpse into Victor Hugo’s arrival on Guernsey during a storm. I love this portrayal of the great … Continue reading

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Literature in Guernsey – an untold story

I have been working towards creating an Anthology of literature about Guernsey, as I believe the island’s best kept secret is its literary tradition. I think there are three sources of this literature. The first that written by Guernsey people … Continue reading

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Literature in Guernsey – an untold story

I have been working towards creating an Anthology of literature about Guernsey, as I believe the island’s best kept secret is its literary tradition. I think there are three sources of this literature. The first that written by Guernsey people … Continue reading

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