The dissolute James I. did handsomely by India when he attempted to send two intrepid Englishmen to be killed by Spanish torture. These men met danger as a matter of course, battled grimly and loved desperately.
When Guy Sigley isn't running around in his full-time job as a small business manager (a.k.a. stay-at-home dad), he writes stories about a guy called Barney. As our author of the day, we chat to Sigley about his book, how much he has in common with Barney and what it takes to write successful comedy.