Welcome To The PleasureDome

Yesterday I took part (if that is the right word) in the #TimsTwitterListeningParty for “Welcome to the PleasureDome” (WTTPD) by Frankie Goes To Hollywood. For those unfamiliar with these “parties” during the “lockdowns” during the COVID-19 new coronavirus pandemic, it’s when fans are encouraged to listen to the same album at the same time and…

Ebook “Tokyo 20/20 Vision” Free Today

When I started writing Tokyo 20/20 Vision, the concept of having it based around the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and the title were fixed. I wanted to get the book out before the Olympics themselves. Even in January this year, as the book was published, it was hard to imagine the way the new coronavirus COVID-19…

Clear skies may not be something to celebrate

Thanks to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, many people are stuck at home. For many in the UK – and I’m sure elsewhere – people are turning their gaze to the skies and enjoying the sunshine, although it has led to some amusing comments about how normally it would be raining, but now that we’re not…

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics: A Chance to get it Right

On 24 March 2020 it was announced that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be postponed. It’s a decision that has been a long time coming amid the new coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. With the event being postponed to be held no later than 2021, there’s a chance to have them held at a much more sensible…

COVID-19 and Tokyo 20/20 Vision

One of the problems of setting a book in the future is that you never know what is going to happen. With the on-going issues surrounding COVID-19 and that this is likely to remain in the public memory for some time, I thought it now looked odd if the blurb for “Tokyo 20/20 Vision” had…