The Conservatives’ Health & Care Bill

August 31, 2021

10 Things You Need to Know About the Conservatives’ Health & Care Bill Read here


Rejection and how to deal with it

January 4, 2021

Every bestselling author has been rejected multiple times. Harry Potter was rejected by 15 publishers before J. K. Rowling got her break at Bloomsbury… Here are some of my thoughts on dealing with rejection


Christmas Crackers

December 11, 2020

1.GALILEO THOUGHT SATURN WAS A PLANET WITH… EARS Changing views of Saturn (Credit: Damian Peach) Galileo was a giant in the history of science, discovering among other things that a swinging pendulum keeps perfect time and that bodies, no matter what …


The Voice of Space, Milan Planetarium, 13 November 2020

November 16, 2020

This year is the 150th birthday of my Italian publisher, Hoepli. And Barbara Hoepli, Chairman of the Board, kindly invited me to join the celebrations of this milestone at the Milan Planetarium – which is celebrating its 90th birthday – and give the ke …


Miracle of the plague year

September 21, 2020

I have stood in Trafalgar Square with a solitary pigeon as a man in a yellow high-vis jacket, a Harris Harrier on his arm, patrolled between the sparkling fountains, scaring away birds from non-existent tourists… Read on The article can also be read …