Freelance writer, editor &
creative based in Prescot,
near Liverpool, England
What I do
Recent Creative Projects
Over the summer I’ve been running the Hammer Gothic Twitter account – indulging one of my biggest passions, Hammer Films, and preparing for a few related projects on the horizon. Give it a follow @HammerGothic.
Pleased to be continuing my professional association with my friend and colleague Robert JE Simpson, of Avalard Publishing. In particular, it was a privilege to have been of some small help in preparing the final manuscript of his new book, The Willing Fool: The Spectacle of The Wicker Man. Buy here (paperback, hardback, ebook).
My friend and colleague Robert JE Simpson and I will be in conversation on Thursday 13 January at 9pm GMT. The event is live online […]
I began writing about LGBTQ when I came out as a gay man in 2005. One of the first pieces I wrote was Out and […]
[Originally published in Third Way magazine in June 2006] US “ex-Gay” ministries claim to “heal” homosexuals. DAVID L RATTIGAN tries to keep an open mind […]
This post is part of the 2021 Hammer-Amicus Blogathon There was little ambiguity concerning the existence and role of God in the films of Terence […]
I am beyond proud and honoured to be one of many subjects in photographer Laura McCann’s new exhibition, Performers.