Tales from the Morning Room
These are various bits and pieces that had been lying around in a drawer for 30 years or so and which I thought were better "out there" rather than being thrown out at a later date. Hopefully they will be of some interest.

Short Stories

Death of An Artist
A young artist on a tour of Europe heads north, seeking escape from the torrid heat of Italy and the overpowering landscapes of the Alps. In the flat coastal plains of northern Germany, he makes his way towards a remote fishing village on the shores of the Baltic.....

A Summer in Italy
Two young English girls, on tour in 18th century Italy are invited to stay at a villa in the country where they witness a gladiatorial contest.......
The Well
In the vastness of the Russian steppes a group of soldiers make their way towards a lonely shack....


Et In Arcadia Ego
Set in the 1960's this novel tells of a young unemployed social psychology graduate forced to take a job as caretaker of a derelict cemetery in north London. Unhappy and apprehensive he waits at the cemetery gates...

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