Smelly Thursday and Spy Wednesday – Episode Three of ‘A Kilo of String’ Podcast Series

What happens at Easter in Greece? Why is the Thursday before Lent smelly? What did the priest say to the vegetarian? How do you make kokoretzi? Would you really want to?

Listen to the podcast to find the answers to these and many other important questions about life in Greece. Listen to podcast…

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Snow Going Back – Episode Two of ‘A Kilo of String’ Podcast Series

Why are there so many blind people on the Greek island of Zakynthos? What’s all this white stuff? Does your chewing gum lose its flavour on the bedpost overnight?

Listen to the podcast to find the answers to these and many other important questions about life in Greece… Well maybe not the chewing gum one. Listen to podcast…

The Greek Escape – Episode One of ‘A Kilo of String’ Podcast Series

What’s it really like in Greece? Hague the Vague to the rescue? How do you buy string in Greece? What happened to Greek logic?

Listen to the podcast to find the answers to these and many other important questions about life in Greece.     Listen to podcast…

Out Now! ‘Quest for the Holey Snail’

“Not just another book about serial-killing monks who travel through time and wear Union Jack flip-flops.” – Unusual Footwear Monthly

Quest for the Holey Snail is now available in e-book and paperback formats from Amazon.

'Quest for the Holey Snail' cover

Cover design by Penny Philcox © 2016

WANTED:  Gainful employment of an adventurous nature but without risk of personal physical harm. (Can supply own time travel machine if required.)

When Horace Tweed places an advertisement in a national magazine, the last thing he expects is to be commissioned to travel back through time in search of the long extinct Holey* Snail.

But this isn’t just any old snail. The helix pertusa is possessed of an extraordinary and highly desirable property, and Horace’s quest leads him and his co-adventurers to Ancient Greece and a variety of near-death encounters with beings both mythological and not so mythological.

Meanwhile, Detective Chief Inspector Harper Collins has her hands full trying to track down a secret order of fundamentalist monks whom she suspects of committing a series of murders – the same monks who are determined to thwart Horace in his…

 Quest for the Holey Snail.

 (* This isn’t a spelling mistake. The Holey Snail is so called because there are hundreds of tiny holes all over its shell.)

Click here to read the opening chapters.

Click here to read one of the book’s featured digressions.

Click here to buy.