Prizes and commendations and short-listings

  • The Crucified Man – ‘A Chilling ending’ – World Wide Writers
  • The Place that brought Grief – ‘This is pretty good.’ Bob Avery – the Third Alternative
  • Chatelaine Short Story competition. Chloe. 2nd Prize March 1999
  • Lichfield and District Writers Short Story Comp. 2002. Rose. Short-listed.
  • Wells Festival of Literature 2003. A Nice Cup of Tea. Short-listed. This was also broadcast on BBC Radio Somerset. Also appeared in a modified version in Romani Review in Australia in June 2007
  • To See Your Love. Singled out for special mention in the American anthology, The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror in USA, edited by Ellen Datlow, winner the Hugo for best Professional Editor in 2002.


  • The Slave. For Women. 1997.
  • A Modest Proposal. Friends of the Earth and Cyprus Mail late 1990s
  • Discovery of an SSSI. The Best of British. Sept 1998.
  • The Old Turk. The New Writer.
  • To See Your Love. Sixth Sense (Dream Realms Press) Jan 2000. Commended in Best Fantasy and Horror – see above.
  • A Tale of True Grit. The UKCATALIST March 2001.
  • A Walk in the Marathasa. Cyprus Disability World. Published in Braille. 2001
  • It was Murder. Scribble (Park Publications). August 2002.
  • The Day the Queen Came. Countryside Tales. Nov 2002.
  • Trawling Back. Countryside Tales. Winter 2005
  • Freeze. Published in Slingink’s nano-story anthology 2010.
  • A Nice Cup of Tea. Published on C3A Magazine 2013


  • Several articles published in UK, in The Lakes Leader and The Best of British.
  • The Monthly Walk for Cyprus Mail 1990 to 1999 plus travel.
  • Three Years of Art, Dining Out and Places to Visit for Nicosia This Month, the Nicosia Municipality Magazine.
  • Articles for Hermes Magazine and for SunJet (the Cyprus Airways Magazine) mainly about Cyprus.
  • More recently journalism has been restricted to occasional items for the Cyprus Weekly, including Golf for Dummies, Abandoned Villages and Travel.
  • Bio published in ‘Face’, Cyprus Weekly 2010, after Launch of The Gypsy Model