Sudan Airway children's Christmas party With best wishes from us all at Boy from the Moor. 2020 has been a difficult year for everyone, may 2021 be better for us all. This picture was taken at the Sudan Club, Khartoum in 1965. Peter "Boy from the Moor" Balkwill stands to the left of the photo. … Continue reading HAPPY CHRISTMAS
... whether for the gift of a book at Christmas, or for your own holiday reading, we still have copies available and ready to be mailed in time for the Christmas break.
It's a very special moment when you first catch sight of the 3 page special spread of your interview about the book you spent yers researching and writing about your missing father, in the local newspaper of his hometown. Especially when it is in somewhere as evocative and amazing as Dartmoor in Devon." Helen Balkwill, … Continue reading Read it in the Moorlander!
Look no further than our book. Variously described as "engrossing" and "vivid", BOY FROM THE MOOR is a fascinating true life mystery, filled with historical, political and cultural detail, guaranteed to keep you turning its pages. Order details are shown in this post.
On the cover of the Society of Women Writers and Journalists Summer magazine. 3 page article inside.
We at Boy from the Moor were delighted, recently, to receive this glowing review.
If you are an Instagram user and enjoy following the stories of the Boy from the Moor, you might be interested in the touching story that lies behind this exquisite Chinese music box, bought in Aden as a gift by Peter Balkwill, the eponymous Boy from the Moor. There are other posts on the site … Continue reading Boy from the Moor on Instagram
On Father's Day: "Boy from the Moor" feels particularly relevant. It is the story of Helen Balkwill's search for her dad, Peter, who died mysteriously in Aden over 50 years ago. Orders for the book are still coming in, even during lockdown. "Boy from the Moor" is an enduring and fascinating true life mystery. The … Continue reading On Father’s Day …
Here at Boy from the Moor we were delighted when we recently received news of our inclusion in this German bibliography of work featuring Yemen that was produced in 2019. As we have had to cancel a number of presentations and signings, this surprise listing has come as welcome evidence that the legacy of promotional work done at, … Continue reading News From Boy from the Moor in Lockdown
If you are looking for something interesting to read in isolation, I will be doing a mail out of orders for my recently published book next week (i.e. the week beginning Tuesday 14 April, following the Easter weekend). As a nod to the economy of these Covid-19 times, I have reduced the price from £16.99 … Continue reading A GOOD READ