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News, views and shoes.*
*There aren’t actually any posts about shoes here. But it rhymed and the rhythm of three works well. Hence the shoes.


A story on my story

Good old fashioned PR – the local paper! The Blackpool Gazette did a piece recently on my new novel, All Fall Down.  You can read it here>> And with copies now signed and shipped worldwide, you can get your signed, dedicated copy direct from me here>> Have you got yours

debut novel

Holy moly… it’s almost upon us.  What is? Well, probably an event which is perhaps in the top 60 billion most important happenings this summer (perhaps).  Yes, I am referring to the official release date of my debut novel All Fall Down.  This dystopian psychological thriller is a whopping 540

An unusual challenge

‘Jay, the portrait is magnificent!’ A collector in the US enquired if I could create a painting of his pet Casper who had recently passed away. What was intriguing about this particular painting is that I needed to do it to match another artwork of mine this gentleman owns which

Brand new print!

Yes, it’s here! If you simply follow the yellow brick road…  One of my most popular paintings is now a beautiful Giclée limited edition print. And it gets better! It can’t can it? Oh yes… I’ll only hand embellish the little tinker for you as well, making your print totally


3 Year Anniversary! It was 3 years ago this month (April 19th to be exact) when I picked my paintbrushes up for the first time in nigh-on 20 years! This painting (below) was one of the first I did to see if I could still remember how to paint (like

Uri Geller

 Me and Uri!   This one took around 4 weeks on and off. Uri sent me some photographs from his collection and I created this painting as I loved the intensity of his eyes and the bending spoon. Iconic.  The finished painting is 30 x 30″. Uri will counter-sign this

It’s been 5 years in the making…

Drum roll please (just slap your thighs for effect)… I’m beyond thrilled to announce that I have another ‘string to my bow’. Back in January 2017, I started to work on an adult fiction novel. I love writing and have written many touring shows, TV ideas, radio scripts, newspaper and

We are FAM…ily… I’ve got all my mugs and me

They’re super cute, they’re trendy and they’re here.  What are, I hear you ask? Only my new FAMs! Yes, these official Fine Art Mugs (FAMs) will make any tea-time super arty. Each 10oz mug is vibrant and adorned with my artwork. There’s four different FAMs in the new set with

That special something for that special someone

It’s almost that time of year… when we think about all the special people who make our lives meaningful. And the usual dilemma; how to show them how much they mean to us? You’d expect me to say it, but there really is nothing quite like a private commission. Receiving


Legendary British model icon and international singer Samantha Fox and I have teamed up to raise funds for the Pink Ribbon Foundation during this month of October as it’s Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Sam is an ambassador of the Foundation and works tirelessly to promote the cause which is dear to her