Interview with BBC Hereford & Worcester

Dec 23rd, 2016 Blog, Featured John 1 min read

Earlier this week my co-author Rob and I had the pleasure of being interviewed for BBC Hereford and Worcester’s breakfast show, which was aired yesterday morning. Speaking to the fantastic Toni and Elliot, we discussed our new book Visualising The Beatles, explaining how the idea came about and why we chose the Fab Four as our subject matter. The show also featured an unexpected phone…

Book Signing at The Beatles Story, Liverpool

Dec 6th, 2016 Blog, Featured admin 1 min read

I’m extremely pleased to announce that The Beatles Story in Liverpool will be stocking Visualising The Beatles, and to celebrate this Rob Thomas and I will be there on Wednesday 14th December to sign copies of the book. If you’d like to come along and get your copy signed, we’ll be at the Beatles Story’s Fab4 Cafe between 11.00am and 3.00pm, and the book will…

No Children Allowed

Dec 1st, 2016 Blog, Featured admin 4 min read

“I’m so sorry,” She said as she pulled her young son away from me, “Kids, eh!” I smiled politely and shook some of the dirty, brown water from my trouser leg. I was on my way to a meeting when the aforementioned child decided to jump full force into a puddle next to me, soaking my lower half and catching a couple of other passers-by…

“The embers of us no longer keep me warm, but they still set fire to everything they touch”


Visualising The Beatles Featured on The Huffington Post

Nov 7th, 2016 Blog, Featured admin 2 min read

Our new book Visualising The Beatles is now officially available, and we’re already lucky enough to have some superb press coverage. Last week, the book was reviewed by world-renowned Beatles authority Kenneth Womack, who is also the author of numerous books on the Fab Four, including the Beatles Encyclopedia. Writing on The Huffington Post, Womack gave us a glowingly positive review, which meant a huge…

Visualising The Beatles Launch at Waterstones, Tottenham Court Road

Oct 28th, 2016 Blog, Featured admin 1 min read

My new book Visualising The Beatles will be launched next month, and to celebrate we’re having an official launch event at Waterstones on Tottenham Court Road, London. An evening of data visualisation and drinks (yes, this Waterstones has a bar), it will also feature a talk from the authors (that’s Rob and I) as well as live music from the amazing Danny McGurn. If you’d…

“As you rest your weary head on my shoulder, all I can hear is the rhythm of the rain on the window. To me, it sounds like applause, for our quiet, desperate love”


Who Is The Greatest Horror Movie Killer?

Oct 15th, 2016 Blog admin 1 min read

As we approach Halloween, I usually look to produce a custom infographic to celebrate one of the UK’s most popular holiday periods. This year however I’ve been so busy with the new book and the day job that I just haven’t had time. So instead, I’m looking back to last year’s infographic, where I took the biggest killers from popular horror movies and crunched the…

Visualising The Beatles Set for December 2016 Release

Sep 25th, 2016 Blog admin 1 min read

It’s been some time since my co-author and I set about planning our debut infographic book ‘Visualising The Beatles’. After a successful Kickstarter campaign for the first chapter (Please Please Me), we put the project on the backburner while we worked on other projects and discussed the full publication with a range of publishers and agents. I’m extremely pleased to announce however that we have…