New Home

I have just moved with my companion Liz from West Devon on the banks of the River Tamar near Tavistock to Beer, roughlyequidistant between Lyme Regis and Sidmouth on the Jurassic Coast. Our nearest city is Exeter. We still spend the spring and autumn on our newish...

Sailing in the Ionian, Greece

I have just returned from sailing in the Ionian in Greece with my partner Elizabeth (Liz). In the spring we sailed up from Crete to the Ionian, the last area in Greek waters for me to explore. Our new second-hand yacht – a 1994 Sadler 34 – was bought in...

Jay Ramsay: An Appreciation

I have just attended the funeral service of the poet Jay Ramsay. His long thin body, dressed in his favourite blue trousers, blue woollen pullover and writing cap, was held in a simple willow coffin in Littlehempston church near Totnes. He was cremated afterwards. He...

Bognor Boy – review

There has been a review with a photo in the Bognor Regis Post. Kevin Smith writes: ‘Halycon days in Bognor Regis have been captured in a new book by an internationally known author…[It] has gained rave reviews’. I’m surprised my old...

Bognor Boy: How I Became an Anarchist

This book is now available, published by Zena and distributed by Central Books. It is 277 pages long, in paperback and priced ¬£10.ISBN 978-0-9511069-7-6 As its back cover says, it is ‘A colourful and lyrical early memoir covering the life of Peter Marshall...