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2013 Theakston Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate


2013 marks a decade of Crime Writing Festivals in Harrogate and boy have they pushed the boat out for this one. The event, part of the Harrogate International Festival kicks off on Thursday 18th July 2013. The first event is … Continue reading

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WARNING! New UK “Instagram Act” may compromise YOUR Copyright!


The UK Coalition Government is already far from popular. It has blazed a trail of broken promises and forced austerity on hard working people, whilst allowing big business and corporations to continue making obscene profits. The bankers and money men … Continue reading

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Nottingham Festival of Words


Hi Readers Just discovered an upcoming Writing Festival takes place soon in my old home city of Nottingham, details follow..  Nottingham Festival of Words The first Nottingham Festival of Words welcomes all lovers of words to Nottingham. Events will be … Continue reading

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The Genius of Gerry Anderson


Hello again readers.My blog today is a tribute to an absolute legend. If you are a boomer or baby-boomer, like me you were one of  the “lucky” generation. They say we are the blessed! Well we now know we were … Continue reading

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My Journey to Erebor


At last my quest is over. It has been a long search lasting more than five years. I have travelled from the depths of Yns Mon and along the coastlands through Gwynedd, Conwy, Denbighshire and Flintshire. I crossed the Plains … Continue reading

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Moving House……my agony is nearly over!


Hello again Readers, some of you may recall that my writing has been totally kaiboshed by an impending house move… well its just happened! They say that moving house is just about one of the most stressful experiences you can … Continue reading

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What does this dream mean?


Hello again readers, and apologies for my absence in the blogosphere. I am currently approaching the end of a near year -long process that has been described as one of the most stressful experiences we can go through – moving house! … Continue reading

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