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Just after Xmas, I was fortunate enough to be invited to BBC Radio Northampton to speak to Helen Blaby about my new book, Laugh Out Dead. Helen is an excellent interviewer and really put me at ease. You can follow … Continue reading
Greetings all! Happy holidays. After many rejections, I have finally decided to self publish my Urban-Smith cozy mysteries. LAUGH OUT DEAD is available on amazon in paperback and e-book, and on smashwords, Barnes and Noble, Kobo and apple as ebook. … Continue reading
This article 1st appeared in the Daily Scrump on 11th April. MY MEDICAL TYPO HELL. The Department of Health was quick to defend the reputation of its new standardised medical software, “PIGS-EAR,” despite increasing reports of disturbing errors in patient diagnostic … Continue reading
A running gag in the Urban-Smith books is the proliferation of themed restaurants. In the course of the 1st 2 books, our protagonists have dined at surrealist Japanese restaurant, The Melting Lotus, Elizabethan theatre theme restaurant, Soliloquies, and Glaswegian cordon … Continue reading
It does not require a degree in anthropology to know that people are becoming louder (see graph). You can be in aisle 4 of Tesco’s perusing prophylactics, yet still be able to hear every howl of the crone in aisle … Continue reading
Yes indeedy, 44 years old today. Mrs Harker took me shopping for running gear, and this week has been taking me out and about dressed in my Ron Hill’s (Benny Hill’s I call ’em) to try and keep me in … Continue reading
More adventures from the spambox. Does anyone else receive this bizarre correspondence? Thanks for the advice, ya bitch-punk, fag-ho!
As you will recall from the previous installment, Lieutenant Brock Dalton has just woken up following an incapacitating accident, which has left him in absentia from the neck downwards. Now read on…. Major McGranite sat in his office, reading the … Continue reading
Following on from my previous article, and endeavoring to be as topical as possible, here is an extract from Intelligent Design; Book Two, which is currently in process. This scene leads on from What is Project American Quilt? * “OK, Major, he’s … Continue reading