Monthly Archives: July 2010

Soothing the savage

Seeing as this is an ongoing self-improvement project – see here and here for previous comments – I thought I may as well report on how the mellowing out of the driving is going. And the answer is…fairly well, actually! … Continue reading

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Grey hairs rock, OK?!

I was most amused to read – in the Sunday Times yesterday – that the world’s top grossing musical acts last year were, in order of decreasing earning power: 1. U2: $130m 2. AC/DC: $114m 3. someone called Bouncy or … Continue reading

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I write like…?

I have often wondered what a critic might tell me about my literary influences – but then, what I write isn’t literature, and I am sure it is well beneath the critics’ radar anyway. So I decided to find out … Continue reading

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