This is the third in an occasional series of posts about the social and cultural world inhabited by Calypso Bergère. This post focuses on the third novella in the series, Calypso and the Accidental Recording, set in Paris in the spring of 1932. Read More
A woman singing for her lover on an amateur recording, and then the frightening sounds of violence and a death threat. What have Calypso and her friend Olivia just heard on the disc they found in a Left Bank record shop? Can the two young artists find out what really happened to the singer of the song? Read More
A missing person. A mysterious map. A determined young woman. Can she solve the puzzle of the professor’s disappearance while everyone around her just wants to celebrate Christmas? Read More
A mysterious painting. A spirited young artist. Can she discover the origin of the painting and learn the secrets of her mother’s past? Read More
My new book, the second in the London history trails series, is out now. City of Song: A London Sixties Music Trail takes the reader on a walk from Chelsea to Soho, stopping off at twenty-four locations that hosted significant musical performances, encounters and happenings in that decade.