Well, all of you lovely people who over the years have encouraged me to get my writing published can finally rest easy cos it’s finally happened. I didn’t do much about it though… it comes naturally to the truly gifted apparently
I didn’t call them, the FT called me.
On our EurAsiaTour trip back overland from Korea to the UK, we travelled through Bosnia. There, I blogged the city of Mostar. This was picked up by a journalist working for the Financial Times weekend magazine for a section they run each week called That was Then, This is Now. The weekly feature compares travel writing of a place from two sources, one historical and the other contemporary. Mine was the contemporary one.
After a bit of legal wrangling over them not confirming my permission before publication (it’s due out today) and just how much this was worth to them (we settled out of court), I’m happy to say that I’ll be very proud to receive my complimentary copies of the magazine to bore people stupid with over the coming decades. You can read it by downloading the pdf.
I’m a published writer. I’m a published writer. I’m a published writer. I’m a… hmmmm…..