Full of the swaggering adventures of a father, set against the quieter domestic adventure of a single-parent family in Islington in the 1970s. STARMAN is about the many faces of addiction and the erasure of common human connection in its painful intergenerational legacy.

Writing for survival

Slowly but surely my hybrid memoir is taking form, becoming something larger than its separate parts, dreamed up late at night, and then made real in a messy scrawl in a heavy hardback book, before elevating themselves to type here at my computer. This is how it has grown. I’ve been through the most unimaginable…