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Steeple Sinderby Wanderers, Ross Raisin and the Changing Role of Football in Fiction

How Steeple Sinderby Wanderers Won the FA Cup by J.L. Carr
(1975; new edition, Penguin, 2016)

A Natural by Ross Raisin (Jonathan Cape, 2017)

For all its monolithic domination of the media, football is still strangely under-represented in fiction. 1,302 more words

Fa Cup

Polar Opposites

What is it about a word or phrase that strikes a chord in our minds, that we might love to hear or has some deeper meaning for us? 139 more words

Children's Book


I wanted to have a quick read up of the story to help me take any extra inspiration to help me create the cover.


Sunday Inspiration - Loons and Penguins

Now here’s a combination for you. We finished up that large five family Galliformes Order last Sunday, and today we have two Orders with only one family each. 808 more words


Animal of the Week: The Penguin

As I was thinking over which creature to feature in my AotW post, it dawned upon me that I have yet to spotlight the penguin. This was one of my favorite animals growing up, and with good reason. 350 more words



I have been busy doing events and signing copies of my second novel, Swimming Lessons. There are signed books in New York, and Philadelphia, and many in bookshops in the UK. 150 more words

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