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Short article about Charlie Chaplin published in The Oldie magazine.


Satirical article accepted by Viz Magazine.

Satirical article accepted and published on News Thump. Please see:


I had a biography on Charlie Chaplin, ‘The Charlie Chaplin Walk” published. This is at ‘five star review status’ on Amazon. There's more information under the 'Published Books' menu option.


I was presented with a special award by the Hill and Mountain Walking Club for a succession of amusing articles I’d had published in their club magazine.


I won a competition, run by TGO magazine, for ‘best walking article’, describing a coast to coast walk I did across Scotland.


I had a poem published in a book entitled “Bright Voices”.


I had my first book published, ‘Thinking About Computer Programming?’ Written in a chatty down to earth style it helps the novice computer user decide whether they have a future in computer programming. There's more information under the 'Published Books' menu option.


In February 1988 I had an article published in VW Motoring, entitled ‘Beetle Gets Continental Bug’. It depicted the comic adventures of driving an ancient VW Beetle around Europe. This is available as a PDF file under the 'Other Walking & Trips' menu option.

During the mid-1980’s I supplemented my student grant by writing for various computer magazines.