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Chovihani (ice-capades)

(The following is an extract from the novel Chovihani. This is a work in progress and so will get more editing done to it etc… enjoy the bitch anyway.) *** “Hey, shit for brains. Stop tweaking, put that feckin’ pipe … Continue reading

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I will edit your manuscript and provide lots of comments so you can understand exactly what I have done and why. You will greatly improve as a writer because of it and, if you follow my advice, your next novel … Continue reading

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Darky O’Hara (from The Bare Knuckle Fighter)

(The following is a sneak preview from my next latest novel which you can find here http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00DOYZHXE/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_j9.5rb15SGNF4.) Darky O’Hara’s lone caravan was situated at the edge of a rough overgrown field, by a small muddy pond, in the middle of … Continue reading

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The view from the horse (journalistic prose)

The principal meeting place in central Prague is the huge bronze statue of King Wenceslas that stands at the very top of Vasklavske Namesti or Wenceslas square. The king sits astride a horse in front of the impressive National Museum and looks … Continue reading

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Mild opiate withdrawals in a Palermo Pizzeria (prose)

Mild opiate withdrawals in a Palermo Pizzeria. My mind is awake and awash with ideas. Scribbling incessantly, I fill the back of a paper place mat, that would perhaps serve better for more sanitary purposes, than with my own self … Continue reading

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Ode to a green velvet armchair pissed on by a cat (prose)

I rescued a lovely antique armchair today, abandoned in the street like a runny nosed orphan. I have been spending the last few hours lovingly disinfecting and cleaning it, in case someone died in it of the consumption or some … Continue reading

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My translations of Italian literature

Vincenzo Auria, Memorie varie di Sicilia nel tempo della ribellione di Messina dal 2 gennaio del 1676 al 5 maggio del 1685 Vincenzo Auria, various memories of Sicily during the rebellion of Messina on 2 January 1676 to 5 May … Continue reading

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