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SLOW HORSES

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I’ve not blogged for a bit because I’ve been immersed in re-writing my Irish satirical Sci-Fi novel. You remember the one? Of course you do… oh well if you don’t, here’s a link to Compound 19: https://maverickwriter.co.uk/books/compound-19/. Don’t hold your … Continue reading

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WATCHED NETFLIX’ BERLIN YET? SAVE YOURSELF SOME TIME – DON’T BOTHER

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I’ve had an utterly miserable Christmas. On Christmas Eve, my car broke down in Ronda and on Christmas Day I picked up pneumonia, from which I have now more or less recovered. As a consequence, I watched a lot of … Continue reading

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THE PINK PANTHER – A CAR FOR ALL REASONS… OR NONE AT ALL?

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Chic@s! Apologies, but this is a car blog. If you’re not interested in cars, please go and water the garden. Prologue: A year ago last week I changed my car. I blogged about it, promising a follow-up to inform you … Continue reading

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RUGBY WORLD CUP REVIEW, AND AN EVEREST ANNIVESARY

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If you read my last blog, you’ll probably understand why I’ve had quite a worrysome week. If you haven’t, let me tell you. Last Friday, on my flight from Stansted to Malaga, I “apprehended” a prisoner on the run who … Continue reading

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“I DON’T HATE PEOPLE. I JUST FEEL BETTER WHEN THEY’RE NOT AROUND”.

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‘Ya’alrite love?’ I’m standing in the scanner thing the security gestapo put people with pacemakers into after they’ve informed everyone in the entire airport that you have a pacemaker. It used to bother me, but it doesn’t any more. But … Continue reading

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THE ONLY WAY IS BANUS

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If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you’ll know that my nearest & dearest has been working for a friend’s high-end property management company throughout this summer. I can’t recall her having had a day off in the last … Continue reading

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WHY I’M PUTTING ONE HUNDRED QUID ON ENGLAND TO WIN THE RUGBY WORLD CUP

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On Saturday evening, Steve Borthwick called in at the HR Owen dealership on his way home from Twickenham and bought a Ferrari to cheer himself up, because his afternoon hadn’t gone quite as well as he’d expected. However, while deliberating … Continue reading

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STUPIDITY – THE FINAL FRONTIER

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Now, I know you all think that I’m the luckiest person on earth, living in Marbella, but I’m not. I would be the luckiest person on earth if I lived in Marbella for ten months of the year, and could … Continue reading

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I DON’T LIKE CRICKET – I LOVE IT!

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Yesterday evening I found myself with an hour to kill before collecting the wife from the airport, so I switched on the telly, hoping to find a spot of cricket. What I found instead was the BBC 6 o’clock News, … Continue reading

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OLD DOGS – NEW TRICKS? 9 THINGS YOU SHOULD EXPERIENCE BEFORE YOU END UP DRIBBLING IN THE NURSING HOME

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You may have noticed that I’ve not blogged for a while. And there again, you may not have. This is because I’ve been kept busy with the ghost-writing project – you know, the one about the German guy who made … Continue reading

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