Claire North is the pen name for the Carnegie-nominated Catherine Webb, who also writes under the name Kate Griffin. Her latest book is the Pursuit of William Abbey. Catherine currently works as a live music lighting designer, teaches women’s self-defense, and is a fan of big cities, long walks, Thai food and graffiti-spotting. She lives in London.
News from Claire North
A Carbon Footprint
A few months ago I sat down with a member of my family and did the WWF’s (no, not that WWF) online carbon footprint test. https://footprint.wwf.org.uk/#/ It’s quick, it’s reasonably sensible, and it […]
Still Running. So Much Running
The internet is full of inspiring memes about people taking up new hobbies and learning to knit robots during lockdown. It is also awash with motivational stories of running, and runners photographed against a sunset […]
William Abbey In Paperback
You know all those memes about how, during this pandemic, the way you prove you’ve taken responsibility for yourself is if you’ve taken up triathlon, learned to make souffle, started an international business and built […]
Decency in Politics 2020
In which it is another day in lockdown, and another post about politics. Thankfully it is a post that strives towards being a-political as much as possible, and instead waffles on about what it even […]
Harry August Film – Some News!
In a bit of lovely news, I’m really excited that Wes Ball is signed on to direct the film adaptation of the First Fifteen Lives of Harry August, with a screenplay by the excellent Melissa […]
A Lockdown Diary
… In which I have not founded a new religion, built a 3D printer or mastered my inner chi. Day -7 (7 days before lockdown) It is my last shift as a lighting designer. […]