What is an El Niño event and why should we care?

What is an El Niño event and why should we care?

Australian scientists officially declare the onset of a ‘substantial’ El Niño event in the tropical Pacific. The last mega Nino in 1997 had powerful and catastrophic effects on global weather. It caused 22,000 deaths world-wide and cost $33 billion in flood and...
Cameron Diaz and California’s drought

Cameron Diaz and California’s drought

As I write this, California is suffering a life changing drought. Here’s a letter I wrote which the Mail on Sunday published last week. ‘While it may amuse us that Cameron Diaz is not flushing the loo as regularly as she used to in order to conserve water in...

Linda to speak at Slaughter in Southwold – June 22nd

Saturday 21st June & Sunday 22nd June – Reydon Village Hall, Lowestoft Road, Reydon, Southwold. Friends of Southwold Library, in association with the Crime Writers’ Association, are running a two day festival dedicated to crime writers and the lovers of...

20th Anniversary of Nest of Vipers – new Preface

  Temptation:  The theme that runs through Nest of Vipers is ancient, modern, ubiquitous: from Adam and Eve to the Lord’s Prayer’s wonderfully poetic Lead us not into temptation, it’s always been there…. I wrote Nest of Vipers twenty years ago in what now seems by...