seaside

We’re All Going On A Summer Holiday Part 1

I’m doing some research and thought yu might like a brief history of English holidays. The summer holiday can be traced back as far as 1626, with the discovery of a spring at Scarborough. Drinking sea water was thought to be a cure for gout, and men and women bathed together naked. Before the First […]

Welcome Back To Cole Bay

‘What’s it like, being in a panto?’ Harry asked. ‘Widow Twankey went to prison for child molesting a few years back.’ Mayhap you recall Cole Bay, suicide capital of the UK? The crummy seaside town where Kay grows up (and from where he falls into Persia) in my novel ‘Calabash’? The book remains a personal […]