Bringing Home the Bacon is currently available at Calne Heritage Centre, Calne Town Council, Bank House, Quemerford PO, Devizes Museum, Devizes Books and Chippenham Museum. You can also order signed copies through my contact page.
The winners of this year’s Calne Heritage Centre Quiz Night were team ‘Quiz on my Face’: left to right: Odette Carter, Steve Drage, Paul Johnson and Joan Whale. They were presented with the Little Lance the Pig trophy which is retained for the year. Odette, who is director of Odette Funeral Services in Calne, said… Read More Little Lance Trophy
Calne Heritage Centre was pleased to welcome BBC Antiques Roadshow miscellaneous specialist, Marc Allum, on Friday 14 September, to talk abut ‘The Anatomy of Antiques’ and the stories of some famous collectors and the myths behind some everyday objects. Marc describes himself as a self-confessed ‘collectaholic.’ While I’m sure he doesn’t he put himself in… Read More Antiques Roadshow specialist in Calne
I have just collected the copies of Bringing Home the Bacon from Devizes printers Springfords and Rose. They used a digital printer for my book but they still use an Original Heidelberg Press (aka The Prince of Presses) for other work. The video clip shows raffle tickets being numbered, printed and perforated. What a great… Read More Original Heidelberg Press in action
Not only is it Hertiage Open Doors Day on 15 September but Calne is also holding its Food Festival. What a good time to combine local history and eating – in this case, a bacon butty at The Farmhouse cafe while getting your book signed by Richard and me. The book is currently available at… Read More Book signing at Calne Food Festival
There are about 217 members of the Society of Authors in Bath and District area and we hope that this new group will attract a good number of them. The group has been set up by local members with the support of the Society. Bath SoA Group Inaugural Meeting – 21 September 2018 Location: Royal… Read More New Society of Authors group starts in Bath