Monthly Archives: April 2022

One from the archives: My space-age Slovak spa day

This website started out in 2011 as a blog called ‘British Guy in Slovakia’. Back then I was still a struggling, unpublished writer and I wrote this blog to keep me sane and to document my new life in Slovakia. Last week, the final COVID restrictions were dropped in Slovakia, and we went for our first day out to Podhájska spa. I love Podhájska, and I couldn’t quite believe it had been over two years since we last visited. It made me think about a blog post I’d written, back in 2013, so I thought I would share it again here. You can tell it’s …

Erika Foster returns in ‘Fatal Witness’

Hello from a very sunny but rather chilly Slovakia. I hope that you are getting some sunshine where you are? I am very excited to reveal the cover for the new Erika Foster crime thriller! After a four-year break, Erika Foster is back in Fatal Witness, which is available to pre-order here I spent the past winter writing the book in Dubrovnik, which was quite a magical experience. However, Fatal Witness is just as gritty and gripping as the other books in the Erika Foster series. I do think that a little of the magic of Dubrovnik has rubbed off on me because Erika’s private life starts …