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Is It Magic Or Just Special Effects #review #book #film

As a child of a time when you could see the strings on the Thunderbird models – not that I did – I thought nothing of the stilted way Scott Tracey walked (our postman, Mr Pejorative walked with the same … Continue reading

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What If… Is #Nano Really Worth The Risk… #shortfiction #darkvisions #audible

We may have moved on from Halloween but I thought I’d share this. I’ve had two of my stories included in an anthology of horror fiction Dark Visions and last night I read a version of both as a spooky … Continue reading

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My Father And Other Liars is free!!

My second book is free from today for three days! Please click on the image for the link or go to my author page, here for a link to your own bookshop. Here is the blurb When British freelancer Maurice … Continue reading

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Free! Free! Free!

Yep it’s time to get free and all oozy and generous. There have been some whispers, little rumours sussurating slowly, hissing in the background like a sack of snakes mainlining salt and vinegar crisps but now, here they are… Free … Continue reading

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Sinister Dexter A Book Review #bookreview

I’ve not read as much as I should because I’ve been on an audible binge. However I’ve had a few days when my world has been driving me dental. An operation to remove a reluctant canine has been less than … Continue reading

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Turning Full Circle – The Middle Years (part one)

My relationship with the humble cycle hasn’t been a smooth and gentle one. Having a bicycle has been essential as the only workable mode of transport available to me many times in my life, but never more so than at University. … Continue reading

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Apprenticed To My Mother – We Are Now Go!

The Blurb: When my father died in 2005, I assumed my mother would need more support and someone to help with decisions she previously shared with her husband. What I didn’t realise was the role she had in mind for me: … Continue reading

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