The Bernie Sanders' Answer

The Bernie Sanders’ Answer

Sanders’ open, ‘distributed’, grass-roots approach trumps the outdated broadcast model, based on centralised, occult power, followed by Trump. Read more on Secret Paths Worlds Apart.
Some hints on tightening up your manuscript

Some hints on tightening up your manuscript

Improving the impact of writing in novels is the subject of the article Some Hints on tightening up your manuscript. The examples given hint at some of what to look for when editing a manuscript. Read the article on Author's Notes.
Listening with fingers and thumbs

Listening with fingers and thumbs

Some people when they listen to music do so with their fingers and thumbs. Don’t believe me? See the gallery on Secret Paths Artworks.
Sleeping-walking on the road to chaos

Sleeping-walking on the road to chaos

Wake up world! Trump has us sleepwalking on the road to chaos and the cliff edge is only inches away. Read more on Secret Paths Author's Notes.
UK-EU passport

A sad day indeed…

On the eve of the UK departure from the EU, I am filled with profound sadness. I don’t share the opinion that the debate will magically go away… Read more on Secret Paths Author's Notes.
Touching up reality

Touching up reality

It is tempting to re-touch photos posted on social media, but are we not driving a wedge between the world and our vision of it? Read more on Secret Paths Artworks.
Greta

Greta the Great!

The glorification of Greta Thunberg by the media raises questions that are echoed in We Girls Show the Way. Read more including an extract on Author's Notes.
Powerful Girl - Pretty Boy

Beyond the division between child and adult

By straddling the line between child and adult, Kate and Peter find ways to confront far-reaching problems that adults have turned their backs on. Read more on Author's Notes.
Kate Tempest

Kate Tempest on Traps and Lessons

At the Alhambra, Geneva, yesterday evening, Kate Tempest was greeted by a packed, enthusiastic crowd of which I was one. She whipped up a deluge of words and music breaking over us, wave after wave, (...) Read more on Author's Notes.
The choir - a flight of the soul

The choir – a flight of the soul

As a former choirboy myself, no wonder, when I came to write Boy & Girl, Peter, the boy in the story, was head chorister in the choir of his local church. Read more on Author's Notes.