The Monuments of Panda Johnson – Book One

  The Monuments of Panda Johnson – Book One Reading is a like supporting a football team, some times you get an absolute corker, sometimes its nil-nil and worse than watching paint dry. Ask yourself a question, take a piece of blank A4 paper and a pencil and place them, side by side, on the table in front of you. Now, what do you see? If you can see a complex, unyielding cornucopia of life, of death, and the emotions these things bring with them then you my friend, will…

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Bad e-mail, Bad.

bad e-mail

Bad e-mail, Bad. Bad e-mail, Bad. – Just a quick post, whilst we welcome new users to register, we are not so dim that we don’t know spam email accounts when we see them. So… if you have a ‘mailcatch.com’ address or a .ru e-mail you will be automatically deleted. NO exceptions.  And… If you have a GMX account then best not to bother as we delete those too, sorry but these email addresses have way too many ‘spam’ and ‘fraud’ links to be considered. Whilst I’m here…   If…

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Billy & Bert – Religion…

Billy & Bert – Religion…

  Billy & Bert – Religion…   As per every other Saturday night Billy and Bert are sat in the Dog and Duck supping ale and discussing their week. Today, it would seem that Billy has seen the light…   Bert: “Evening Bill.” Billy: “Evening mate,” Billy replies pulling out a chair. “Is that pint for me?” Bert: “Well, yes mate!” Billy: “Ah… Not for me Bert for I have seen the light and decided to repent all that can be sinful.” Bert: “Oh, fair enough. You’ll not be wanting…

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Sigh… So what’s happened to the writing?

Sigh... So what's happened to the writing?

  Sigh… So what’s happened to the writing? Sigh… So what’s happened to the writing ? – We all start out with good intentions, me, well I started the year with a plan to write four books. Ambitious? Yes, though we all need to am high.  Nothing ever goes quite as you planned it though. After being made redundant from my job back in March I have spent the past few months searching for new employment. During this time I have not been idle and indeed, managed to finish two…

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And in other news…

And in other news… It would seem, that almost everyday the news from across the world has something bad to report. From shootings to terrorist attacks, brexit to corruption in Fifa.  And in other news… Time to look for the things in life. Friends… Often, it’s the quality of friendships, not the quantity. Pets… Pets offer one of the best examples of unconditional love. Home… Whether you live in an apartment, a mansion, or a tent, having a place to call home is something to be thankful for.   Laughter… Without laughter,…

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The Unknown Horizon.

The Unknown Horizon. Before we start… …you need to know this is mainly a post on modern life and politics, I don’t want you reading this and getting disappointed half way down wondering where the hell is the humour, because for once there is none. When I was a child I, like millions of kids now, yawned when their parents sat and reminisced about how much better things were in their days. Even then I had to wonder how they came to this conclusion as my grandparents had suffered a…

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Eggleschnooks by Azmanian Onkflap

  Eggleschnooks (Eggle-Schn-ooks) Azmanian Onkflap Yes, I know you’re sitting there thinking what by the rotting carcasses of some very infamous dwarves does that mean? Therein lies the entire premise, it means everything and nothing at once. Eggleschnooks is dictionary, of sorts, with words so bizarre they could mean anything. Every Wednesday a new word will be released, though the website, Facebook and Twitter, it is your aim to guess the meaning of the word. The meaning of the word will be revealed the following Tuesday, the guess nearest to…

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Future

Future… Are a glass half full or glass half empty type or person?   It’s a little while since I last wrote anything here, I’ve been busy with writing and trying to get my mind round the fact that I will very soon be out of work as I am to be made redundant. However, that is not the subject of today’s piece. Last weekend I accompanied my lovely wife to a cake show at the NEC Birmingham, not really my thing but she is an amazing baker and I…

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Words, Words, Words.

What a week, I have now finished the first draft for Book Two in the Panda Johnson series, Panda Johnson and the Death of the Gods will be out late summer all being good. I had been planning on taking a week off, though I now find myself embroiled in a new project. Well, that’s a small understatement, three new projects. Having this idea for a new series I began what I thought was nothing more than the general outline, plus two paragraphs of the preface. That was last week…

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