Jim

Here’s the third snippet from the first draft of the new novel. I intend to get this book done, dusted and published by the middle of 2017. The book is set in a seaside city in England in the mid-70s.

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Saint Joe the Prick

Here’s the second snippet from the first draft of the new novel. I intend to get this book done, dusted and published by the middle of 2017. The book is set in a seaside city in England in the mid-70s. It features

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Here’s the first snippet from the first draft of the new novel. I intend to get this book done, dusted and published by the middle of 2017. This piece comes from chapter 3. It is set in a seaside city

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“What do you know about Arabs?” asked Tommy Connolly, landlord, racehorse owner and non-professional, West London living, Irishman. If the youngster Davie Benton was going to be of any use to him, he’d have to know something or two.

They’d … Read the rest

The flying peopleDear June,

The small, flying people with the big ideas have come back to where I live again. It’s unpleasant watching them, it’s unpleasant hearing them. They are back at the windowsill, my windowsill, and they are trying to get Read the rest

They took Mum off to the Cyborg factory yesterday and I wasn’t even at home to see him go away. I won’t be there when he gets back, fixed, tomorrow.

Mum is now just about six feet tall and smiles … Read the rest

“How did we lose that leverage dearest? Which way are we going to tip the scales? How are we going to capitalise from the bottom of a pit?

“The pit’s a deep one with the emergency services about to arrive. … Read the rest