And so I recently found myself being interviewed by Engel Jones for his popular 12miniconvos podcast series – where each interview lasts about 12 minutes although in my case he couldn't get me to shut up so it lasted nearer 17 minutes. You can hear the interview below – just click on the player – and, if you'd like to learn more, check out www.twelveminuteconvos.com
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Descended from a motley crew of smugglers and witches, Christian was born a chime-child with a caul and grew up in a haunted medieval house by the harbourside in the Yorkshire seaside town of Scarborough.
According to folklore a caul-shrouded chime-child can't drown at sea but can see and talk to faerie folk and also has protection against spells cast by malevolent sorcerers. And yes, he was once commissioned to go on a werewolf hunt on the night of a full moon by a newspaper. Spoiler alert: he didn't find one. (Or it didn't find him.)
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