A north-east man has written a novel after facing the twin travails of a cancer battle and losing his job in the oil and gas downturn.
Chances are you haven’t come across The Tristan Chord, the recently released first novel by an American psychiatrist called Glenn Skwerer.
Adapted from Dick King-Smith’s children’s novel which inspired the Oscar-winning 1995 film, Babe The Sheep-Pig will be brought to life on stage in an enchanting new production.
Not many authors wait until they are 93 before publishing their first book.
Alice has already fallen down the rabbit hole and now she will fall through the UK's letter boxes thanks to Royal Mail's latest stamp collection.