Siouxsie Sioux, the inspiration behind Gosha Armitage.
The writing prompt that became the seed of The Witch of Cheyne Heath.
Music that made me think of Gosha.
Some of the music I listened to while writing Waking the Witch.
Not the man Gosha thought he was when she married him.
Fionnula Flanagan is an amazing Irish actress who’s disapproving glare could shatter glass at a hundred yards. The perfect embodiment of Gosha’s mother.
I see Gosha’s photography as something between the stylized maximalism of Pierre et Gilles, and the impressionism of Sarah Moon. Both styles would work well to take advantage of the tendency for Gosha’s visions to be captured on emulsion.
A man charming and genial enough to be spiritual leader, but with a cold, ruthless heart. He will sacrifice anyone if he thinks their death will get him what he wants.
Patrician, entitled, glamorous, and ruthless in the pursuit of power, Euphemia Graham is a sorcerer and master-spy with her lips pressed to the ear of the Crown.
The Cheyne Arts Club is based on the Chelsea Arts Club in London. A members-only social club, I remember going there a lot with my parents when I was a kid, though I don’t remember if my parents were members, or if we were always there because friends were. I have strong memories of the…
‘Sigit Sigit’ Johnny Suharto: Gosha’s closest friend and confidant. A talented performer destined for great things. Truly great things. Marc Almond Lead singer of Soft Cell in the eighties, Almond has gone on to have a substantial solo career into the present day. There is something essentially queer about Marc Almond in the most creative…