London homes

A Home Of Your Own Part 2

Penthouse apartment in Albert Dock, King's Cross, London

So we found we’d moved into what appeared to be the business class lounge of a space station. At the time of moving in there were no buildings to break the view right across London – you could see almost to the airport. A blank minimalist household proved stunning in summer but bleak in winter. […]

A Home Of Your Own Part 1

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I don’t believe that writers have to live in lighthouses or stone cottages overlooking the sea in order to work. Being an inner-city lad I’m used to sirens, loud music, the man with Tourette’s next door bellowing his head off, all sorts of interruptions, road drills, barge hooters  and general random yelling. But it’s important […]