Monthly Archives: August 2014

From Hell: Yours truly, Jack The Ripper

At the end of August 1888, the district of Whitechapel in the impoverished east end of London was plunged into terror when a series of killings were perpetrated by a man that would forever be known as Jack The Ripper.  … Continue reading

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The Very Inspiring Blogger Award

Before I get started, I really must thank James for nominating my blog for the Inspiring Blogger Award.  I’ve only just met James on-line recently and it is always a genuine pleasure when anyone likes, comments and follows my blog.  … Continue reading

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Red sauce, brown sauce or no sauce at all? 15 minutes of fame on the Danny Baker Show

I thought a while on what to title this post.  I settled on 15 minutes of fame for reasons that will become clear but it might as easily be ascribed the title “How I ended up sitting on the throne … Continue reading

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Is the ALS Bucket Challenge a waste of time?

It’s been hard to move on the internet or television the last few weeks without stumbling over a video of the great and the good or at least the self-publicist celebrities volunteering to have themselves splashed with ice and cold … Continue reading

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Forever and Until – Book 3 of the Timeless Trilogy

Today is a happy day as it sees the release of Forever and Until, the final book in my Timeless Trilogy.  For those of you who have been reading the first two books, please forgive me in giving a little … Continue reading

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A field of dreams and memories

Yesterday on my way to collect a customer for a half day tour to Woburn Abbey, I found myself with 15 minutes to spare so I took the opportunity to visit my old childhood park, somewhere I had only visited … Continue reading

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Robin Williams – Laughing on the outside, crying on the inside

The sad news of Robin Williams untimely death this week has brought forth the expected tide of tributes to this man who made millions laugh around the world and rightfully so. He wasn’t ever my favourite comedian, far from it, … Continue reading

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