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GRODKÓW – A SURVIVOR’S STORY

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I’ve survived two long months in Grodków, and I’m about to be released back into the wilds of Marbella! I’m coming home, I’ve done my time! If that means little to you, let me enlighten you – Grodków is a … Continue reading

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MEN: WE’RE ALL GROSS, AREN’T WE?

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I had a slight altercation with my step daughter the other evening. I’d been out for a run and got caught in a thunderstorm, so when I arrived home, I resembled a drowned sheep. Having triaged the impact of entering … Continue reading

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THE ASTON V8 VANTAGE AND A JOLLY GOOD ROAD TRIP TO POLAND

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I haven’t blogged for a while because I’ve been busy trying to survive life in the Upper Silesian countryside… that’s Poland, by the way. I’m currently residing in a town called Grodków – my wife’s home town – which has … Continue reading

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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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