Swine fever

Pigs are big in Calne this week – what with Pig Gin and Calne Pig Beers coming out – thanks to David Hitchens at The New Wine Shop. The beers are brewed at Rowde Brewery Devitera. I’m very pleased that David is promoting my book alongside his beers. I see that the Lansdowne Strand has… Read More Swine fever

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Where to buy Bringing Home the Bacon

Bringing Home the Bacon is currently available at Devizes Books, Calne Heritage Centre, Calne Town Council, Bank House, Quemerford PO, The New Wine Shop, Calne, Devizes Museum, and Chippenham Museum. You can also order signed copies through my contact page.


The sound of drums

It was a real treat to hear something totally out of the ordinary at Calne Music and Arts Festival when  Yatesbury Taiko Drummers performed at Marden House on 13 September, as a coda to the main evening concert. Taiko drumming is an ancient Japanese form of percussion, using large drums. It is loud, hard and… Read More The sound of drums