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POSTCARD FROM POLAND – WORLD CUP … WHICH WORLD CUP?

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I’ve not blogged for ages and that’s mostly because of the World Cup. By World Cup, I mean the World Cup, the one where dump truck-sized blokes get knocked out cold and the result isn’t decided by people with ponytails … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM POLAND: MY BIG FAT POLISH WEDDING

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Let me tell you about Polish weddings – our Polish wedding. Of course, it wasn’t intrinsically Polish in the literal sense, as a Greek or an Italian or indeed, even a British or Irish wedding might be. My betrothed and … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM POLAND — REFLECTIONS ON AN AMERICAN PUBLICIST

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I’ve not blogged for a bit and for some of you this will have been welcome relief from the July and August onslaught of posts. I’ve also sacked my American publicist, so everything that I now post will be self-generated, … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM MARBELLA – THE DINNER PARTY

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A word to the wise, chic@s … if you can avoid Spain in August – do so. The heat is unbearable, the place is packed with sunburnt, whinging Brits, the drains stink and the service – well, it’s truly awful, … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM MARBELLA – A TALE OF TWO TAIL-ENDERS

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Progress with Saving Dave is currently about as productive as Ireland’s second innings at Lord’s – more on that in a minute – which is why I’m blogging again. My partner and I were talking about names last night. No … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM A NOISY MARBELLA

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It’s hot. Too bloody hot. It’s so hot in fact that my forearms are sticking to my wicker-edged writing table, thus making the finger connection between my brain and screen an even more sluggish process than usual. And another thing: … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM STROKE CITY

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I have the worst hangover in living memory. And to make things worse still, last night was only my first night of four in Stroke City, which means that we will be going for it tonight, tomorrow night and again … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM MARBELLA

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I’m back in Spain for the summer, frantically working on the marketing for the August 1st launch of Losing The Plot and trying to put ink on the blank pages of my new novel, Saving Dave. Now, much as I … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM GOD KNOWS WHERE?

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Davey’s on the road again … wearing women’s clothes again … Okay, so that’s a bit random and I’ll come back to this in a minute, but first … breaking news … drumroll … THE BOOK! Chicos, I’m excited … … Continue reading

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A LORD’S LIFE OR AN OVAL VIEW?

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I’ve finally found something I miss about living in England: Cricket. And to celebrate this, I’m posting a piece from a few years back. I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed this memorable day at The Oval … Continue reading

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