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
We at Boy from the Moor would like to give a shout out to independent bookshops everywhere for being such a supportive, helpful and very friendly set of people. Here is our book, which is independently published, on prominent display at point of sale (the cash desk is just out of shot to the left of the … Continue reading More Bookshops!
Fifth from top left in the window of Herne Hill Books, Railton Road, Herne Hill is a copy of Boy from the Moor. It is now available in several such South London independent bookshops and can also be ordered from mainstream stores, quoting ISBN number: 9781916137608. We plan to be on Amazon soon.
This was a Boy from the Moor book signing in Antigua, West Indies. With grateful thanks to Al Porto Restaurant and Jolly Harbour Yacht Club for their hospitality.
The logical conclusion to Boy from the Moor, the blog was the publication of Boy from the Moor, the book. This came about as a result of discussions with committee members of the London-based British-Yemeni Society, who were charting the year-long course of the blog as I published my monthly posts between June 2017 and June, 2018. The B-YS, along … Continue reading 2020: the year of Boy from the Moor,the book