I write the only motorbike column in a UK national newspaper, the Daily Mirror ( which is surprising considering that my columns are a desperate attempt to disguise the fact that I know bugger all about motorbikes.
I'm also the editor of Microlight Flying magazine, in spite of the fact that I know even less about aeroplanes than I do about motorbikes.
My 15 books include three novels and bestselling bike adventure books about epic journeys from Delhi to the UK, Chile to Alaska and around Australia.
For my latest adventure book, In Clancy’s Boots, I recreated the journey of Carl Stearns Clancy, the first person to take a motorbike around the world 100 years ago – complete with the original boots Clancy wore on that trip.
Way to Go brings together two epic motorcycle journeys, from Delhi to Belfast on a Royal Enfield, and from Chicago to LA on a Harley-Davidson.A thoughtful, hilarious, off-beat travelogue by award-winning journalist Geoff Hill.What the critics say about Geoff Hill’s travel writing‘Shift your arse Kerouac, Geoff Hill’s on the road. Faster, funnier, and still alive.’Colin Bateman‘…a distinctive b... read more
In 1912, Carl Stearns Clancy undertook the longest, most difficult and most perilous journey ever attempted on a motorcycle. By June 1913 he had made history, becoming the first person ever to travel round the world on a motorbike. A century on, bestselling author and biker Geoff Hill recreates Clancy’s historic journey and ends up on the road trip of a lifetime. Following the same route, and ... read more
Max Edwards was eighteen when he saw the woman he loved and the man he wanted to kill.Those words open the new novel from critically acclaimed author Geoff Hill: the gripping, dramatic and uplifting story of Max, the self-educated son of the butler at a grand estate in rural Ireland who, weeks before the First World War, falls in love with the Japanese bride of the Major who owns the estate.Ma... read more
‘At 16,500 miles it was the world’s longest road: a road on which travellers faced being kidnapped and murdered by Colombian drug barons, buried under Peruvian avalanches, drowned by the Guatemalan rainy season, fleeced by eight-year-old Ecuadorean border touts, driven mad by blackflies in the Yukon, eaten by Alaskan grizzlies and, worst of all, limited to a glass of Chardonnay a day in Califo... read more
A collection of some of the very best of the author's travel writing.
Geoff Hill and Colin O'Carroll take on Australia's legendary Highway 1 on their trusty Triumph motorbikes, circumnavigating the country from Adelaide to Adelaide.
Selected motorbike columns by award-winning journalist and critically acclaimed author Geoff Hill from the Irish Times, Sunday Times and Daily Mirror
Collected columns from one of Ireland's funniest writers whose cult following included everyone from schoolchildren to grandmothers - and Northern Ireland First Minister Ian Paisley
The second volume of collected columns from one of Ireland's funniest writers whose cult following included everyone from schoolchildren to grandmothers - and Northern Ireland First Minister Ian Paisley
Volume three of the collected columns from one of Ireland's funniest writers whose cult following included everyone from schoolchildren to grandmothers - and Northern Ireland First Minister Ian Paisley
The fourth and final volume of collected columns from one of Ireland's funniest writers whose cult following included everyone from schoolchildren to grandmothers - and Northern Ireland First Minister Ian Paisley
An Irishman abandoned by his wife who goes travelling to leave the scene of his loss. A neurotic Dutch girl with a dark secret. A Finnish woman who has moved to Los Angeles to find her father, her only clue a name and number scribbled by her mother just before she died in childbirth. Three people, two trying to let go of their past and one trying to find hers, whose lives are woven together in... read more
general wear to the book. faint dirt marks on the inside cover and first page
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London-based Kiwi writer with huge experience across arts, travel, society, architecture, food, children et al. Never missed a deadline!
Ghostwriter and author of more than 60 books published by major publishing houses. Funny. Versatile. Prolific. 35-years experience.