Monthly Archives: August 2013

Light Fantastic (No. 3 [I think..])

Today I’m sharing with you a selection of pictures where the photographer has made great use of lighting to emphasise the physique of his subject. Naturally, they are all fit lads! In some cases the brilliant photographer is credited in the … Continue reading

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“Your First Million Words are Worthless…”

…so says best-selling author Iain Banks. Oh heck! My efforts to date work out at only around 850,000 covering the three books of ‘Living the Dream’, so it seems I’m stuffed. Better get back to the laptop and write something … Continue reading

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Almost 400,000…

399,392 hits at the time of writing… thanks, guys. A little bit of analysis… ‘Why are you here?’ First simple answer is to check out the pix. According to WordPress, around 90 per cent of the clicks are on the … Continue reading

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Home is… Where the Heart Is…

At the end of my third book Against All Odds, I wrote that ‘home’ was (by then!) definitely Oak Ridge Tennessee. As posts over the summer will have indicated, ‘home’ is also Cefn Derwen (which means the same thing!) in … Continue reading

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Newsflash: e-Book of Vol 3 is out there

At long last – after an unexplained delay at the company that converts printed books into e-books, the trilogy is electronically complete (all the usual web outlets)! Anyone that has sampled Vols 1 and 2 will know that the victim … Continue reading

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We’re Outta There!

Sorry! Thanks to inserting two special posts, plus a great deal to do, I’ve missed out on reporting on our return from Cefn Derwen in Wales to the US. High School is ready to start and the kids needed to … Continue reading

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A Post for Dmitry (Illegal In Russia)

“To be gay, and to love as gay, is normal. To hit gays is criminal” Putin’s Russia has made it illegal to make gay literature available to the under 18s, remeniscent of the UK’s old and thankfully repealed ‘Section 28’ Effectively … Continue reading

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A Post for Steve (Muscleguy)

Tom and Iestyn can wait till the next post. ‘Steve’ has commented favourably on the pictures – at least three times! For us, the well-developed male body is king. Those hours spent in the gym with a mate or a … Continue reading

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‘But this is Wales…’ – Arrrrgh!

We are coming towards the end of our stay at our place in Wales (High School for the kids in TN begins mid-August), and it is becoming clear that most of things we wanted to happen to the place whilst we were … Continue reading

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Child Psychology

Since we have been sharing our Welsh vacation with (up to) 7 kids (and assorted numbers of parents), Dave and I have been studying their behaviour patterns with some interest. Conclusion: boys are different from girls! Now, before you say … Continue reading

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