The Bear in the Fifth Floor Flat

Almost another year gone by since my last confession! As mentioned in my last blog I had intended to bring out a third collection of fables (imaginatively titled Still More Simple and Slightly Silly Stories), and there are ten new ones in various stages of completion. For some reason, however – perhaps the current troubled and challenging times…

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Another Seven Simple and Slightly Silly Stories

October 2018: heavens – is it really a year since my last words above? In some ways it seems like only the other day. Certainly the time has sped by, mostly with audiobooks; these included hefty doses of Henry James and Trollope, a little known Thomas Hardy, the letters of Abelard and Heloise, two by the explorer and…

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The Origins of QuizzicalWorks

So, how did all this start – the stories, QuizzicalWorks, the behatted upside-down man? My paternal grandmother was Danish, and during the 1920s and early 30s my father and his siblings spent idyllic summers halfway up the east Sjælland or Zealand coast in the family home in Humlebæk, a small town not far from Helsingør (or Elsinore, as…

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