Breaking News: Attraverso L’Europa Su Una Bici Di Nome Reggie

Originally posted on CyclingEurope.org:
Did any of you see that my new book was published earlier this week? What? No? After all that hard toil along Europe’s cycle paths and effort invested at my computer in putting the story of a trans-continental cycle ride down on paper and you didn’t even notice? My marketing skills must be letting…

The Non-Self-Publishing Process

For the third time in five years I have just completed writing a book. But this time there’s a difference. Here’s why: When I finished writing Crossing Europe on a Bike Called Reggie back in 2011, I read it through once, made a few changes and, within 24 hours it was available for download on…

“Spain To Norway On A Bike Called Reggie”: The End Is Nigh

Not a new subtitle, just an indication that at some point in the next week I will finish the first draft of the manuscript for the new book. Here’s what I’m currently spending many hours looking at: When I cycled from Tarifa to Nordkapp I stopped making written notes after Trondheim. Instead I made audio…

Amazon Author Updates

Just updated my Amazon author pages… There are four available; one for the Amazon.com site, one for Amazon.co.uk, one for Amazon.de and one for Amazon.fr. Other international sites don’t yet have author pages but when they do…

Summer Book Sale! £1.99 / $2.99 / €2.99

Originally posted on CyclingEurope.org:
In preparation for the publication of the final book in the popular and acclaimed European cycling trilogy (The 35 Degrees: Tarifa to Nordkapp on a Bike Called Reggie, published in spring 2017 from Summersdale) until August 31st… CROSSING EUROPE… / ALONG THE MED… JUST £1.99 / $2.99 / €2.99 Latest Reviews for Crossing Europe on a Bike Called…

What Has The EU Ever Done For Us?

Originally posted on CyclingEurope.org:
“What did the EEC/EU ever do for us? Not much, apart from: providing 57% of our trade; structural funding to areas hit by industrial decline; clean beaches and rivers; cleaner air; lead free petrol; restrictions on landfill dumping; a recycling culture; cheaper mobile charges; cheaper air travel; improved consumer protection…

Our Future, In Or Out Of The EU?

Originally posted on CyclingEurope.org:
If you follow this blog via Twitter or Facebook I should perhaps start with an apology that over recent weeks, the tweets and posts about cycling and travelling have been far outnumbered by those on the subject of the EU referendum next week. It’s a hollow apology however as I…