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The Mechanics of Writing

I have always enjoyed writing stories. When I was younger I did it to entertain myself. Later, as I became more confident, I shared my work with close friends. I have always had a good imagination but I must admit … Continue reading

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Fantastical Fantasy

At long last things have started to improve for me. First, my health, my foot and leg has been getting stronger with each day. This has been helped by my surgeon deciding to remove the external fixator frame on February … Continue reading

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The Value of the Review

As with many subjects I have written about book reviews before, particularly my attempts to encourage readers to post their opinions about my books. I am happy to be able to write, therefore, about a review that a reader posted … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Sister Morphine

Here I lie in my hospital bed Tell me, sister Morphine, when are you coming round again? Oh, I don’t think I can wait that long Oh, you see that I’m not that strong (Lyrics by Richards, Faithful, and Jagger) … Continue reading

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Stan & Ollie (2018)

As biographical films go this movie achieves a clever launch of the story of Laurel and Hardy. It begins with the pair informing the audience all about their lives in 1937 as they conduct a conversation while making their way … Continue reading

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Not Another New Year’s Resolution?

Nope. I gave up New Year’s Resolutions many years ago. I can remember listening to a discussion on the subject on the radio in which someone pointed out that this whole making a resolution for the New Year had become … Continue reading

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Will This Horror Never End?!

Once more I find that an unplanned gap has occurred between my blog posts. The cause is, has it has been for most of this year, the surgery that I am still recovering from. The fact is that it seems … Continue reading

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