Monthly Archives: July 2009

No laughing matter

Having managed to over commit myself by one whole book too far in a twelve month period, I am officially on my holidays as of now. The proofs were signed off on Monday just gone, it comes out on September … Continue reading

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Any messages just drop them in here:

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Not a giant boiled egg

but rather Sizewell B along the way from Dunwich beach. Dylan has been glowing a most strange, radiant orange after yesterday’s visit.

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Dylan at Dunwich

we dropped down to Suffolk this morning, for a change of scenery – very busy with holidaymakers, could hardly get into Southwold. Am recommending somewhere else if it’s quietness you’re looking for.

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He’s a bit lively

after four weeks lead-only exercise while the gash on his groin healed, followed immediately by five weeks with this broken ankle bone. He goes for a check-up X-ray in a few days’ time. That ought to give the all clear … Continue reading

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You don’t know whether to laugh or cry

The results of the Norwich North by-election, caused by the resignation of popular MP Ian Gibson following his deselection by the goon squad ‘Star Chamber’ (ie, one ‘Expenses’ scapegoat required; Gordon Brown says, ‘Make it that nuisance’) will be in … Continue reading

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Nearly Tavares

but not quite. From when Baretta was the last thing on ITV before close down and this bloke was still some good.

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Gets a reference in the forthcoming tome. Just found these title sequences, from the days when title sequences were iconic.

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Saudi Arabia, 1974

These last two posts are both from Magnum Football. It makes an ideal present for the fan in your life. I wanted this image for the cover of Book of Lists, but the one they used was probably more commercial.

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Tehran, 1998

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