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Joined 02-11-06, id: 512961, Profile Updated: 07-28-09
Author has written 22 stories for War, General, Essay, Fable, Love, Historical, Biography, Thriller, General, Humor, and Action.

Dapper, romantic, pocket-sized and definitely off-the-beaten-track. I have a great many interests and a very dry sense of humour. Politically I'm a libertarian Conservative and my writing generally reflects that. I live in London, in West Dulwich. When I'm not writing I proudly serve the people of this great city, Monday - Friday at City Hall and as a Conservative candidate for Lambeth Borough Council in my spare time.

I have recently realised that I have two muses - my boyfriend Liam, who is a film maker, and sloe gin...

My writing interests are varied, but at the moment I'm working on what I hope will become my second novel. My first can be bought from . Get in touch if you love/hate my writing, I'm equally interested in both points of view. Feel free to absolutely rip the crap out of my stuff if you so choose...

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The Revolution of Disgusted
It is 2020. The citizens of Britain have been cowed into apathy by their corrupt Government. A paranoid Prime Minister exerts power through use of surveillance, police brutality and fear. But one day revolution comes to the genteel town of Tunbridge Wells
Fiction: Action - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,283 - Published: 7/28/2009
The Bridge
Hymn to Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,329 - Published: 2/8/2009 - Complete
Lord Thomson's Folly
This novel tells the exciting and tragic story of the early British airship industry, which met its untimely end in the fiery R101 disaster. First chapter is here, tell me if you want to read more - the whole novel is nearly finished.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,173 - Published: 12/31/2008
TB reviews
A tribute to man's ingenuity. My favourite out of everything I have written so far.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,329 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/21/2008 - Complete
A Bath Scene
A little bit off-the-wall! Written for my good friend JB.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 153 - Published: 2/16/2008 - Complete
The Little Gantt Chart
A piece of absolute randomness from a very fed up project manager. Don't know what a Gantt Chart is? 1. You're lucky. 2. Look it up!
Poetry: Humor - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 165 - Published: 2/2/2008 - Complete
The Lonely Beat reviews
A policeman encounters a burglar on a dark night in London.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 283 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 1/30/2008 - Complete
A Portrait of a Man and His Machine reviews
Does what it says on the tin...
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 103 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/21/2008 - Complete
The Closing of the Heart reviews
A love poem.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 86 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/6/2007 - Complete
Love and Torment reviews
ANGST!
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 93 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/26/2007 - Complete
Empire Days reviews
The beginning of my first novel, about a man who, tired of his empty, meaningless life, follows a path of terrible glory in West Africa. The book deals with themes of glory, loyalty, honour, fidelity and power.
Fiction: Thriller - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,727 - Reviews: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 11/17/2007 - Published: 10/28/2007
Sonnets for Napoleon
I found these when I was cleaning up my computer earlier today. They're not very good, but are interesting as an insight into how I wrote a few years ago. Not that it's improved much...
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 406 - Published: 11/17/2007 - Complete
An Airship Story reviews
The true story of my encounter with a strange and disturbed man in Southern Germany. Darkly humorous.
Fiction: Biography - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,199 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 5/26/2006
A Scene On the Retreat From Moscow reviews
Russian Cossacks attack the remnants of the Grande Armée's Rearguard. Bit of Marshal Ney heroworshipping going on.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,034 - Reviews: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/26/2006
Human Rights Abuses in Cuba reviews
Short article for my university magazine. Read, and let the debate begin...
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 607 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/26/2006
You Are You reviews
More of a song than a poem really. I'd love Ol' Blue Eyes to have sung this!
Poetry: Love - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 99 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 5/9/2006
Redux reviews
A British policeman is uncompromisingly thrown back into his past after a strange encounter in a quiet London street.
Fiction: General - Rated: M - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,665 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/8/2006
Liberty or Death reviews
An article about how liberty is being taken from us, and how we are nearly powerless to stop it. Give me your opinions!
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 875 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 3/20/2006
Abduction reviews
A fable based around a story of abduction by extraterrestrials. Not, I hope, as clichéd as it might sound.
Fiction: Fable - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,446 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/11/2006
The Greatness of Napoleon reviews
A short look at some of Emperor Napoleon's qualities. I wrote this to help a friend who's writing a dissertation why Alexander the Great was not so great. He wanted me to write down the reasons why I thought Napoleon was great.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 541 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 3/5/2006
The Munroe Haunting
Classic haunted house stuff; things that go 'bump' in the night, poltergeists and other fun phenomena! Read, review, enjoy and give me some encouragement...
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,921 - Updated: 2/26/2006 - Published: 2/14/2006
Napoleon on St Helena reviews
A lament for a caged Emperor. Please read and review - I need hints and tips on how to improve!
Poetry: War - Rated: K - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 145 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/14/2006