Holiday Sleuthing

Victor’s Watch 2

Juliet looked at Victor and realised that the look on her face must clearly indicate that she thought he was totally mad...

Holiday Sleuthing

Victor’s Watch 1

The focal point of the coffee shop was a full height gothic window of translucent white glass that flooded the area with bright shafts of light. The space gave the impression that it looked both backwards into history and anticipated a future of content stability.

Holiday Sleuthing

Victor’s Watch – 1

It was surprising that the atmosphere in the hospital coffee shop wasn’t more oppressive considering the history and permanent inhabitants of the space. The dark colour of the branding might have produced a gloom hanging in the air but instead the space was oddly uplifting to all that entered, to sit quietly drinking coffee before… Continue reading Victor’s Watch – 1

Holiday Sleuthing

It’s always too early to quit. 

Tragedy strikes ten friends on holiday in Cornwall leaving them reeling with the knowledge that the crime was committed by one of them...

School Business Leadership

Ask Anna – The End of the Summer

Dear Anna, I love my job as an SBM, but I absolutely hate going back after the summer holiday.

Holiday Sleuthing

Idyll Interrupted. The Making of a Mystery. 

I knew I wasn't going to get away this summer so I had the bright idea to write a crime fiction murder mystery blog...

Holiday Sleuthing, School Business Leadership

School Holiday Sleuth – Idyll Interrupted. The Making of a Mystery. 

I knew I wasn't going to get away this summer. Family commitments, jobs that needed doing, rugby training, and a host of other responsibilities made any kind of holiday unrealistic. So I decided to do something completely different with my time and write a crime fiction murder mystery blog to be published in instalments and… Continue reading School Holiday Sleuth – Idyll Interrupted. The Making of a Mystery. 

Holiday Sleuthing

Idyll Interrupted – 6

It took one more day with Anna, and enquiries back at the station, before Blandford agreed that they were ready to invite everyone to join him in the garden...

Holiday Sleuthing, School Business Leadership

School Holiday Sleuth – Idyll Interrupted – 6

It took one more day with Anna, and enquiries back at the station, before Blandford agreed that they were ready to invite everyone to join him in the garden on the warm summer evening, the last of their holiday. Waves crashed onto the beach below indicating wind out at sea and an imminent change in… Continue reading School Holiday Sleuth – Idyll Interrupted – 6

Holiday Sleuthing, School Business Leadership

School Holiday Sleuth – Idyll Interrupted – 5

There was a momentary pause while Blandford took in the enormity of this small bag. He stood up stiffly and moved towards the door. “Perhaps we could break for a moment?” He signalled another police officer into the room and ushered Anna out and into the kitchen to make a cup of tea. “Right.” Blandford… Continue reading School Holiday Sleuth – Idyll Interrupted – 5