Amazon promotions

Well the Amazon promotions ran and the results are in . . . a total of 6 free copies downloaded. Woo-hoo, how will I cope with this runaway success? 4 copies of Second Time Lucky? and 2 of Sovereign Nation. I either need to work out how to promote things on Amazon cheaply (I like […]

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Promotional prices on Amazon.

There are two basic promotional prices on Amazon – the ‘Free Promotion’ and the ‘Kindle Countdown Deal’. When I’ve done the ‘Free’ in the past I’ve had up to a few thousand downloads of my novels, but each time I’ve got less and less. Admittedly this probably has a lot to do with me doing […]

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The Yashica Y35 Review.

Yes, the Yashica Y35. The camera the internet has declared The Worst Camera Ever Made! So, first and simplest questions and answer – Is it the Worst Camera Ever Made? No, it isn’t. Seriously, did you never have one of this 110 cameras that came on a keyring? What do you mean you weren’t born […]

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Armistice Day

On Friday night I went on to Ancestry to see if I could find anything new about my family, because that’s my Friday nights now I’m old. I found out that my great grandfather, John London (generally referred to as Pops), served in the First World War. Something we didn’t know before. He joined the […]

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NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo (or National Novel Writing Month) kicks off in a few weeks and I think I am going to do it this year. I’ve thought about it in the past but never done it The excuses are easy – when would I have the time, do I have an idea ready for a first draft, […]

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Leica envy and GAS . . .

Leica. Of course if I had a Leica camera (digital or film, depending on the fever dream) and a few lenses (I guess a 35mm, 50mm, 90mm and 135mm to cover all the bases) I would be content. I would never need another camera or lens. I would use them all the time and . […]

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The Holga Digital Camera

Yes, the digital Holga. Not the 120 film Holga, the 35mm Holga, not even the SLR add-on lens but the actual digital Holga. You know what it looks like – a smaller version of the 120 film version – so I won’t bother with pictures of the camera itself. As for the specs – it […]

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