website is designed offer an insight into the author's literary works which include
novels, poetry and non-fiction. His three major works are 'The Castle of Longing',
published in 1997, 'The Dark Mirror of Desire', which was completed in 2003, and
'The Wilkey Family of Bath & London', an electronic book and reference work
first published in February 2005 and which has recently been revised and re-released
in November 2006.
of Robin's literary work has been compiled over the last 12 years and influences
vary greatly. This website is designed to give an insight into his literary output,
and to show some of the influences that have impacted on the author over a period
of time. This will be added to whenever possible. In the meantime we hope you
enjoy browsing through this website, and whether you are an avid reader or an
occasional one, we hope you will find something here of interest.
comments are always appreciated, please click the 'Contact' button on the navigation
bar at the top of this page. Details on how to purchase any of Robin's work is
also found on the Contact Page.
A Short History of the
Gas Industry in Swindon
many years Robin was Wiltshire correspondent to the British Gas magazine, the
'Sou' Wester'. During this time he researched the history of the gas industry
in Swindon from its earliest beginnings in 1841 and up to the present day.
Whilst a majority of his research was never published he did write a short
history for the commemoration of the opening of its Operational Control Centre
in 1986. Contained in a 28 page brochure, it became the author's first significant