Mac enjoyed telling (tall) stories from an early age, so little has changed there.
“I just hope I’m a little more convincing these days.”
A lifetime South-Staffordshire man, his chosen genre at the outset was the thriller…for no reason other than he loves reading them. Writing developed from there—English Language and Literature being by far his best subjects.
Besides writing, one of Mac’s passions is the narrowboat he and his wife, Jean, fitted out from a basic shell. Moving at walking speed on a mode of transport introduced in the seventeen-hundreds is Mac’s idea of heaven and—he comments—“might also convey how much of a go-getter I am.”
Along with gardening, most of his interests are in some way creative: painting, computer graphics, photography…all sedentary enough to pursue while out on his boat. He tries to stay active—“or at least flexible,” he adds—by swimming, towpath cycling and just plain walking.
The Circle Now Is Made
Following a run-in with his ex-wife’s creditors, Greg Alison decides to uproot. Quickly! Morally and physically bankrupt, all he has is his faithful old dog, a wedge of banknotes he’s squirreled away, and the use of a tiny caravan to live in. In the midst of winter.He plans to do little other th...