Coming Attractions

04 March 2021 | Diary

I’m working on two new books: a second miscellany and a first novel. Their titles are Stern Plastic Owl and Rub-a-Dub-Dub. Update: Stern Plastic Owl has landed. Rub-a-Dub-Dub is still in the works.

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10 November 2020 | Diary

I dashed down the street as fast as my Jack Skellington legs could carry me. Why had I left it so late? It was almost 11am. Tricky things to get out of, beds. I was going to the library to borrow a book about mushrooms. Honestly, Rob, you’re turning into a real Spengler, said a […]

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Tomato Plant

16 July 2020 | Diary

We were visiting Alan at his allotment a couple of weeks ago and he asked if we’d like to take a tomato plant from his greenhouse. I don’t remember saying yes but I was carrying a tomato plant in my hands as we walked home, so I suppose I must have. A few days later, […]

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15 July 2020 | Diary

A friend asked about our ongoing visa woes and I mentioned my concern about how Covid-19 might impact on it all. There’s already a processing backlog and there could be any number of other problems, especially if a second peak shuts everything down again. We could be looking at an extension. “I just want it […]

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