The Painted Bridge out in the world


The Painted Bridge, the book that I spent two years writing, in this room, has – after a further year in the production process – gone out in to the world. Publication day was last Thursday, 24th May. Part of the role of the writer is to try and bring […]

Dr Diamond’s Photographs

Photograph of a patient at Springfield county asylum by Dr Hugh Diamond.  By kind permission of the Royal Society of Medicine.

The Painted Bridge is now out in paperback, in a beautiful new jacket. I first posted this piece on the inspiration behind the novel last year, but am putting it up again to mark the paperback publication. One of the themes of The Painted Bridge is learning to see. The heroine, Anna […]