Tag: London

Rig launch

A quick note to say thanks so much to team Gollancz and Holborn Blackwell’s for organising a fantastic launch evening for Rig, book 3 in the Kenstibec Science Fiction series. Featuring Rig cupcakes, booze, and a damn good chat among readers, bloggers, family and friends it was a smashing way to mark the last Kenstibec book….




Signing Event and other business

Pleased as punch, delighted and excited to post that we’ll be having ourselves a book signing/ launch shindig at Blackwell’s Holborn, London on the 30th from 6.30PM for RIG, part 3 in the Kenstibec series. There’ll be copies of the beautiful final book and a drink or two. It is a wonderful thing indeed to have had…




Gollanczfest and FantasyCon

Plenty of joy coming up this October so thought I’d drop a quick post: October 15: I’ll be at the Prince Charles Cinema in London discussing predictions of the future at an event hosted by Pat Cadigan, alongside Gollancz’s class of 2015: Alex Lamb, Antonia Honeywell, Al Robertson and Tom Toner. The Prince Charles is…




The Tortoise and the Lion

Do you ever really know a City? Over years of living in London I’d started to think I was getting the measure of it, or at least certain portions. I can certainly navigate my way on foot about a loose trapezoid of Old Street – London Bridge – Victoria – Camden with ease. That’s a nice skill…




The curious carving and painting of London

My new novel, Steeple, sees Antihero Kenstibec tour the flooded, dying remains of a future London, seeking design inspiration for the colossal new tower he has been commissioned to build – the Hope Tower, a monstrous construct being erected to replace the old city. While writing the book, I began to take pictures on my strolls about London, and think…