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  • Croeso – Welcome

    Croeso – Welcome

    NOTE: THIS SITE IS IN THE PROCESS OF BEING REDESIGNED SO MAY BE A BIT WONKY What’s it all about then? No one’s got a clue really, but we try to do our best. This website exists to display a bit of one person’s attempts to do their best. When I say ‘best’ I’m not […]

  • Opening Chapter Dec 2001

    Opening Chapter Dec 2001

    This is something I wrote in 2001, that’s nearly twenty-one years ago as I write this. It’s either genius or a piece of shit. I suppose it could even be both. You decide! (or not, I don’t care)

  • A lazy writer?

    A lazy writer?

    What it is see, is that I’m a lazy writer. No, it’s true, I know that I could work much harder and craft every sentence, every paragraph, every chapter, every verse, every simile or metaphor into something that is entirely professional and rock solid. No, I could, I really could do it – every time. […]

  • Table 9

    Table 9

    19:15-Chapter TABLE 9 It’s kinda tucked away at the side of the Café-Bar near the entrance to the Art Gallery Table 9 A place to look to assess to judge and comment There’s a woman with her daughter slurping on soup and munching on salad and drinking diet cola A family with two parental figures […]

  • It’s a compromise

    It’s a compromise

  • The Flying Boy

    I recently completed writing a new novel. The title of the book is ‘Skin and Bones’ . More news on that soon, but in the meantime here is an update on a major work-in-progress. It’s a book with the working title of ‘The Flying Boy’. The title refers to a recurring dream I used to […]

  • Ramble – Podcast

    Ramble – Podcast

    Related Posts:Podcast, September 10th 2022 – Sorrow

  • Candigirl – acrylic portrait

    here’s Candigirl and here’s Candigirl in a frame Related Posts:Nikki – Portrait of a character

  • It’s a collage

    It’s a collage

    It’s a collage, that’s what it is, it’s a coll-fucking-age

  • Random Words of Today Podcast

    Random Words of Today Podcast

    Random Words of Today ***** and while we’re at it, this is another little random podcast from the other day it’s called RE: Tories Left Right etc. ***** and yet another recoded just an hour or so ago this one is Art Light Love Universe ***** Related Posts:Podcast, September 10th 2022 – Sorrow

  • Damn Ants

    Damn Ants

    An extract from ‘To Me’ Damn Ants June 10th, 2006 I had one of those writerly moments earlier; you know, when you have a brilliant idea for a piece of writing; something clever and insightful, something entertaining and wise, something beautiful and exciting, and all encapsulated in the same simple concept. The words blossomed in […]

  • about Busted and Crime and Coffee etc.mp3

    about Busted and Crime and Coffee etc.mp3

    just another rambling podcast partly about the book launch of Busted the other day

  • Crime and Coffee Festival 2019 – Cardiff Central Library

    Monday June 3rd 2019 – as part of the opening event at the Crime and Coffee Festival I will be launching an unexpected brand new book,. There will also be a rare appearance by the 2 Old Heads 🙂 More on that soon the event starts at 12.30 pm and the book launch is at […]

  • Morning

    Morning

    Just found this in an old word doc from February 2000 Morning

  • Me and some of my mates

    Me and some of my mates

    Me and some of my mates

  • Old Heads Podcast – Welsh and fish and other stuff

    Old Heads Podcast – Welsh and fish and other stuff

    Old Heads Podcast February 2019 Related Posts:Podcast, September 10th 2022 – Sorrow

  • Okey Dokey

    Okey Dokey

    Don’t ask . . . . . . Here’s some sort-of abstract works instead

  • an Ordinary Bloke writes about music

    an Ordinary Bloke writes about music

    Transcript below Music is like the wind – it’s just there. Remember that I’m not saying that making music is easy, far from it – making music is very difficult – I know that there are tens of thousands of very talented musicians in the UK and at least thousands in Wales – and I […]

  • The Imaginary Man

    The Imaginary Man

    Excerpt from Work in Progress Novel “The Flying Boy” Also a version in the Novel “To Me” You used to think you were especially gifted at school – this is because in your immediate circle of family and friends you were tagged as the brightest and cleverest. It was never true, but you suppose you […]

  • Interjection

    Interjection

    (Interjection on Wednesday November 18th 2015 – as I’m typing this into a Word document ready to be copied into the book that this will end up in. The interjection is this – is it possible that an intelligent person could practise a skill – say, like writing, for decades, and write countless words until […]