“I think I’ll have apple and pear. No, make that strawberry and banana. No, I know, spearmint and liquorice.” No, I am not waiting for someone to order the latest cocktail, nor am I behind someone mixing their ice cream flavours, neither am I stuck fuming while some kids decide on their sugar confection, although […]
Hello Dear Reader, it’s been a while. It has been one of those nights. I actually went to bed late, 1am, and was still awake at 2 am when believe it or not someone rang my buzzer. It was only a couple of quick buzzes and it was not repeated so I didn’t answer. The […]
Farley was dead! No doubt about it. As dead as a doornail from Covid A. Ten years ago this very night, thought Diamond Geezer Goodge, Christmas Eve 2020. Nothing to get maudlin about though, DG, said to himself. Instead he looked at his screen to add up the number of Pay Day Loans that had […]
Whisper it from the rooftops – the Library is open! I wanted people to be able read what all my books were about, what people have said about them and be able to click to them easily – all in one place, so I have now created The Library. This is a page from the […]
My quest to become a writer has been going on for years but not enough people have read my books so far and this is the reason for this website.
Now, this is my first effort in the area of children’s writing and I didn’t know if they would be any good, so I asked a couple of primary school teachers to read them.
Rewind by David A. Wardle is the story of Jason, who commits suicide on his 40th birthday in the year 2003. However, he doesn’t end up dead but wakes up in his eight-year-old body in the year 1971.
I have finally taken the plunge again and signed a contract with Austin Macauley to publish this book in printed form. Part of this will mean a new e-book version so the existing one on Amazon will have to be unpublished.
Chapter 1 – Off to P S.P.I.D.E.R. Sindy Cobweb lay on the beach in the French Riviera soaking up the sun, trying to get the chill of her first assignment out of her bones. Arctic Roll Call had taken three weeks to complete out of which two and a half weeks had been spent in […]
Thirty years of the Premier League and officially the worst season for the red half of Manchester. It made me wonder about a comparison of the first PL league team that won the inaugural season and the bunch of misfits we have now. Schmeichel Parker Bruce Pallister Irwin Ince Sharpe Giggs McClair Hughes Cantona This […]
So here I am just back from the hospital, sitting here trying to get comfortable with a back sore with needle jabs. It is probably the fifth procedure I have had on my back in say 7 years with varying success but no permanency. Back pain seems to be an ever present corollary to my […]