Weedy words of praise from a publisher in London"... it’s really witty and very strong ... I would compare the writing to Robert Rankin, or a really satirically biting Tom Sharpe, and will say again that I’m really impressed by it"
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Don’t look to me for answers, I want to know as much as you do.
12/12/12: auspiciously, swans staring at sticks day.
I suppose all citizens of the EU countries are making the same joke tonight, so I apologise in advance: I am happy to accept my Nobel Peace Prize along with my 503,492,041 partners in Europe, and without whom this etc, … Continue reading
From the current Harper’s Review … A poll of Ohio Republicans found that 15 percent believe Mitt Romney deserves more credit for killing Osama Bin Laden than does Barack Obama … Read the whole Harper’s Review here.
No tears to shed over the death of Osama Bin Laden, but what happened in Abbottabad was an act of extra-judicial execution. Now, I thought that in the ‘war’ against Al Qaida the west was supposed to be the good … Continue reading
Trying to get on top of neglected magazine work while following the earthquake news. Son 2 practicing drums downstairs, Bon Jovi’s ‘You Give Love a Bad Name’. Military helicopters thudder overhead. Elsewhere, people are struggling for their lives, nuclear reactors … Continue reading
News today that Rupert Murdoch and Steve Jobs are putting out a newspaper designed specially for iPad and tablet devices. Digital magazines and newspapers are on their way and I for one welcome them. I, like many others, am prepared … Continue reading
Fuck the Pope: that’s the message that journalist Hunter S Thompson and artist Ralph Steadman attempted to paint on the side of the Italian entry for the Americas Cup in Rhode Island many years ago. Of course, I would never … Continue reading
Yesterday, during a break at work I was chatting with colleagues and about to tuck into a large sausage sandwich. I mentioned something about football and suddenly my sandwich was airborne. As happens at these moments, time slowed down. There … Continue reading
What a palaver. Clearly, they should go for a Con-Lab coalition.