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Splish Splosh, Here Comes The Sun #garden #betareaders #thelastwillofsvenandersen

Scotland, at Easter was dry and blue. Hereabouts it rather precipitated down and I came home to a small lake at the end of the garden, frogspawn on the lawn and the remnants of recent frosts apparent in some burnt … Continue reading

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Apprenticed To My Mother #amwriting #cover

As regular readers will know I penned a few stories about my mother which I decided to turn into a memoir – though some will say parts, especially the dialogue are more based on a true story, given no one … Continue reading

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A Reminder about Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle #Comedybookweek

Just a reminder to those interested, my first book, Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle, is now free on Kindle for 5 days between 18th and 22nd July¬†as part of Comedy Book Week. It is also free on Smashwords. I’m also … Continue reading

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A Give Away: my first book #Comedybookweek

Comedy Book Week is the baby of Anna Spoke. You can find out about it here. It is an annual event so please considering signing up to the newsletter for news of the next one. My first book Dead Flies … Continue reading

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Phew! #amwriting

Last year I set myself a challenge of writing a novel in weekly instalments. Buster and Moo I called it. I reached November, pretty much on track but nano and one thing and another and i never finished it. So … Continue reading

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Nerves

I see myself as calm, in control. I don’t flap. And then I have to go to an airport, train station, bus garage and I go all to pieces. Perhaps it’s a residue from my holiday planning incompetence. We travelled … Continue reading

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My Father and Other Liars: the Launch #myfatherandotherliars

I’m so close it is within touching distance… A short while ago, that delightful supportive simian Chris Graham permitted me space to announce the forthcoming arrival of my latest book – here. Today Sally Cronin has given me one of … Continue reading

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