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Mr Squeezy Gets The T-Shirt!

One of my better Christmas presents this year was a lovely model of a jolly looking melodeon player which certainly hit the spot as I’ve been attempting to play this instrument for the past six years! Not so jolly was … Continue reading

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Pack Up Your Bells In Your Old Tote Bag!

There’s a fair bit of paraphernalia involved when dancing out with the local morris side so rather than stuff drinks, chocolate, camera, purse, spare BELLS, STICKS and HANKIES in a cumbersome rucksack as was my usual want I moved over to … Continue reading

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Solstice … The Beautiful Dark!

Not quite the usual adjectives applied to the Winter Solstice, but don’t think of the winter dark negatively, but as a time for renewal and regeneration. My new t-shirt design aims to celebrates this great time of the year with … Continue reading

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Get The Fright Night Challenge T-Shirt!

I’m sure most readers of this blog know by now my new Kindle short story, A MATTER OF TASTE has just been published on Amazon which is appropriately Halloween! To celebrate this momentous occasion I thought it would be fun to … Continue reading

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Lady Pamela’s Kiss – Ale With A Bite & It’s Free!

You will have to hurry though as this real ale tipple is the latest brew from my micro-brewery and is a definite limited edition! Just 40 bottles are available which I’m giving away to launch my latest Kindle short story, … Continue reading

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A Matter Of Taste Or A Feast Of Fun?

Well that largely depends upon what tickles your funny bone! If you like your humour on the dark side, liberally dosed with a generous helping of plunging temperatures, flashing lights, shape shifting walls and the astonishing materialisation of a hot … Continue reading

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Does This Count As Fame?

Like most writers I prefer writing books to flogging them which means months often pass before I think about looking at Amazon sales stats or reviews.  Imagine my surprise, nay shock when I finally got around to checking on how … Continue reading

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Fussy Librarian To Feature The Inbetween

With the Winter Solstice fast approaching, it seems quite appropriate that my dark age story of myth and magic, The Inbetween is being featured this Friday at The Fussy Librarian. You’ve probably never heard of the Fussy Librarian, but it’s … Continue reading

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Cunning Folk

Don’t you just wish you could go back in time?  To see those life changing moments in history when the world did a cartwheel and turned civilization on its head would be amazing!  It certainly would, but I would happily … Continue reading

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Haunting Voice?

Even though Aggie Smeeton has been dead for almost a century, I wouldn’t describe her voice as exactly “haunting!”  In fact the sound she makes when singing, is more akin to a love-lorn cat on heat than the tuneful rendition … Continue reading

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