David’s travel, observational and autobiographical collections have appeared in a wide variety of magazines, journals, newspapers and online platforms over his long writing career.

Ernest Hemingway, Cormac McCarthy , Evelyn Waugh, WG Sebald, Graham Greene, Harold Pinter, Tom Wolfe, Thom Jones and Raymond Carver are all significant influences on David’s writing style.

His collection of short stories for Amazon e-readers, thematically based on war-torn Europe in the first half of the twentieth century – Ghost Runners of the White Mountains – was published in 2017.

David is also an occasional lecturer at the University of Sussex (MA Journalism) and a regular commentator on consumer/financial and public affairs for international & national newspapers, radio and TV media.

Ghost Runners Book Cover