Born some time ago in West Yorkshire, of English, Irish and Jamaican heritage, and was raised shortly after in the small seaside town of Skegness, Lincolnshire, on the bracing east-coast of the UK.
Married and based in London for over 24 years.
Spy-fi novel The Glimmer Girl, was the first in the BARBELL series in which according to a recent review: ‘The spy fiction is uniquely underpinned by magic realism and Celtic folklore.’
Then came Shamstone a prequel featuring Finn Simons’ thrilling exploits as a Great War spy in Ireland, New York and Mexico.
The third instalment Like Dolphins will take you to the Glast-spy-bury of Berlin, via Amsterdam with the BARBELL agents Breakspear and Kestrel in Autumn, 1989.
‘Trainspotting meets Cold War espionage’ ‘Withnail and Spy’
Parts of his personal journey are detailed in the medley dadless- a memoir, which was published through Microdot Books in 2019.
This came on the back of a few millennial underground record releases on CD and the blessed vinyl, most of which is streaming currently on Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube.
Onyx is always at it, immersed in the whole process, as evidenced in the pop-art section of the site.
He’d like it known that should he ever publish a novel with the trope-a-dope words spy, code or file in the title, despite this page heading, you may…(answers on a postcard)