All text copyright Stephen Coates 2006 - 2015


  • A genus loci living in London for many centuries now.  
  • Generally resident in a very old house near St James Church in Clerkenwell which is sometimes difficult to locate.
  • Currently going by the name of Valentine Rose.
  • A psycho-archaeologist, night club owner, collector of  travelogues and antique globes.
  • A member of The Travellers Club who rarely leaves Clerkenwell.
  • A main protagonist in the upcoming collections "Tales of the Lost City" and "The City of Lost Tales"
  • A composer, producer and DJ when he  takes possession of the musician Stephen Coates who has previously described himself as:
"A vegetarian collector of taxidermy, occasional drug using teetotaller and non smoker, film addict who has never owned a television"