Seasoned expat Mike Kingdom-Hockings tells how a lifetime of country living led him and wife Phyll to move to the Limousin – and how bookwriting keeps him sane (and gives him an excuse to get out of the gardening…)
“Readers of Jack Scott’s début book, Perking the Pansies, would be forgiven for wondering what happened to our intrepid hero Jack and his husband Liam next – given the challenges inherent in moving to a country that’s officially secular but actually over 90% Muslim. This follow-up, Turkey Street, ends the wondering. And it does it in fine style.” Dave reviews the sequel to Jack Scott’s memoir of life as half of a gay expat couple in Turkey.
One of our longest-standing BE Forum supporters, world citizen Mike Kingdom-Hockings talks about his varied life as an expat and about writing books now he’s retired to France.
Part One of BE’s interview with British author Alex Shaw, in which he talks about the upheavals of starting expat life in the early Nineties, the beauties of Ukraine, and the shrinking world we now live in.
In Part Two of our interview with Alex Shaw, he talks about writing—the differences between the UK, US and European markets, how online publishing has changed the landscape for authors, and the pros and cons of self-publishing versus traditional publishing contracts.
The concluding part of our interview with British author Alex Shaw, plus details of where to get his excellent books from Amazon.