Some of the action in my new Warrior Druid of Britain novel, Wrath of the Picts, takes place in and around Barr Hill Roman Fort, which is located along the Antonine Wall (check out my older posts about other sites along the Wall, at Castlehill and Duntocher). This place made an appearance in The Northern... Continue Reading →
The Druid location – Castlehill Roman Fort
After work today I went on one of my glamourous shopping trips to Farmfoods and, since I was near the Bearsden branch I decided to finally visit the site of Castlehill Roman Fort. I've driven past the place so many times, even thought about buying a house nearby once, but never tried to go up... Continue Reading →
Why did a Scot choose to write about an English hero?
A few people have asked me, a Glaswegian, why I decided to write a novel about Robin Hood, the legendary - and very English - outlaw. To be honest, I don't think I had a choice - Robin Hood chose ME, not the other way around. Let me explain... In my day job (for G4S)... Continue Reading →