Richard’s most widely read non-fiction is the ‘Dear Friends’ letters, published in the Prince George Citizen between 2006 and 2007. They tell the story of an ordinary British family emigrating to the northern interior of British Columbia, and were a popular regular feature in the paper during the family’s first year in their new home.
50 Musical Memories
To celebrate (or at least commemorate) turning 50, Richard published a series of musical memories. These are probably best appreciated by starting at the first post, where all is explained and working up to no. 1, but may be read in any order.
Left-handed under the Iron Curtain
Probably belongs with the ‘Going Back’ material, but this bit is a true story – how Richard and his classmates spent two days on a bus driving to Germany in 1978. It all started from this…
Let’s do the show right here!
A true tale of putting on plays, mucking about, and growing up.
A little light travel writing; an ode to a small town in Piemonte with a socking great chocolate factory in the middle of it.