Talk about Writers’ Websites

Wednesday, April 27, 2005 In my unlikely capacity as both a professional writer and a professional website developer, I’ve been asked to talk to the New Mexico branch of the writers’ group PEN, on the subject of writers’ websites. It’s next Tuesday, May 2nd, at 3pm in the Wheelwright Museum on Museum Hill in Santa […]

Talk about The Accidental Pilgrim

Monday, March 28, 2005 Just a brief note to let you know that I will soon be giving a talk in Santa Fe – with photographs and readings – about the cycling trip from Northern Ireland to northern Italy that became The Accidental Pilgrim. It’s on Saturday, April 2nd at 5pm, at The Travel Bug […]

New edition of The Accidental Pilgrim

Sunday, March 06, 2005 Just a quick note to let you know that the smaller paperback edition of the first book is out now. Should be reasonably easy to get hold of in Ireland, and in an increasing number of places in the UK (a search in a Waterstones in London revealed copies in half […]

Nice blogging review

Wednesday, January 05, 2005 The anonymous blogger over at An Overgrown Path has recently put up a very favourable review of The Accidental Pilgrim. An excerpt: “In his book dot com escapee David Moore manages to balance scholarship (he is a graduate of Cambridge and Trinity College, Dublin, but wears his academic background lightly) with […]

Say goodbye to the bike

Wednesday, July 21, 2004 I’ve a blogging backlog to get through, now that I’ve arrived in Santa Fe to start a new life. So let’s start during the frantic last week in Dublin, and a problem I faced with regard to one of my bikes. The road bike and the mountain bike were going to […]

AP on Amazon

Thursday, June 24, 2004 Good news – The Accidental Pilgrim is available on So folks in the UK and further afield can get it delivered to them without much hassle. Curiously, I’d been talking about it to a friend at lunchtime, and thought I’d have a quick check on the site on the off-chance. […]

I am an ARTIST

Tuesday, May 25, 2004 It’s official – my book has (or is ‘generally recognised as having’) artisic merit. Got my artist’s exemption from the Revenue Commissioners recently. The practical benefit is that I don’t pay tax on the income from The Accidental Pilgrim (only from the sales/advance – not any other related income, like articles […]

Cuttings and coverage

Tuesday, May 04, 2004 a while spent slaving over a hot scanner A while spent slaving over a hot scanner has produced additions to the reviews and press coverage of the AP site. Head on over for everything from this weekend’s Irish Times piece, to me choosing my favourite place for the Sunday Tribune. Posted […]