Mr Tumnal

Everyone has an idea of their ideal family. Not everyone’s become real

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About me

A little bit about T E Shepherd

T E Shepherd is the author of magic realism stories set in our, or closely-related, worlds. His debut novel, The End Of All Worlds, was released in 2012. His second novel, and the first in the Imaginary Friends trilogy, Mr Tumnal, was published in 2014. The second instalment, The Imaginary Wife will be launched in April 2018 at the 4th Hawkesbury Upton Literary Festival. Summers In Winter, launched Summer 2015, is a companion piece to the Imaginary Friends series, and available for free by signing up to his newsletter. You can find out about upcoming releases by following on Twitter, liking on Facebook, or by joining the mailing list.

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  The Imaginary Wife

The Imaginary Wife

How would you feel if you discovered you were the imaginary creation of your best friend?

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The Genesis of the Christmas Cake. This is from my Auntie Jane’s school recipe from 50-60 years ago. We use brandy now instead of milk! The musical accompaniment is about 40 years old and one of my most treasured possessions. #ChristmasCake #stirupSunday #christmas🎄

The Genesis of the Christmas Cake. This is from my Auntie Jane’s school recipe from 50-60 years ago. We use brandy now instead of milk! The musical accompaniment is about 40 years old and one of my most treasured possessions….

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#Repost @abingdonconcertband • • • • • It’s that exciting time of year again – our Christmas concert poster is out, as well as tickets for the event. We’ve got a wonderfully narrated show full of festive faves, including one or two you may not have heard. . . Tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/an-abingdon-christmas-carol-tickets-51945086151 . . #Abingdon #Oxfordshire #music #concert #Christmas #homealone #muppets #familyfriendly #greatestshowman

#Repost @abingdonconcertband • • • • • It’s that exciting time of year again – our Christmas concert poster is out, as well as tickets for the event. We’ve got a wonderfully narrated show full of festive faves, including one…

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We’ve had this poppy by our fireplace for a most four years now. When I sit and look at it now it is hard to comprehend that for all that time 100 years ago there were families separated, soldiers away fighting, and dying. #RememberenceSunday #Armistace100 #poppy

We’ve had this poppy by our fireplace for a most four years now. When I sit and look at it now it is hard to comprehend that for all that time 100 years ago there were families separated, soldiers away…

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Further to my new bookshelf I’ve been reordering the other shelves and have given my Dickens and Doyle a new home. Then I needed to make dinner so I hastily put a couple of other books back on the shelf… It was accident I promise, I’m not saying anything by it honestly! 😂😂 #CharlesDickens #Dickens #ArthurConanDoyle #SherlockHolmes #TEShepherd

Further to my new bookshelf I’ve been reordering the other shelves and have given my Dickens and Doyle a new home. Then I needed to make dinner so I hastily put a couple of other books back on the shelf……

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