Tag Archives: Autobiographical

Confessions of an Op Knocks Failure

There can’t be many people who don’t know the successes of Stoke-on-Trent — like Jackie Trent & Terri Wade — but what about the miserable failures? Like poet-author, and editor of “The Bentilean”, John Steele…..or is it? Why? Why? Why? … Continue reading

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Girls (Written in 1988)

I think that this was my first attempt to write in the style of Jerome K. Jerome, having recently discovered his “Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow” and loved it. His articles all started with the word “On”. However, I … Continue reading

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Old Friends

(Being a feeble attempt to write in the style of Jerome K. Jerome) Of all the creatures I dread meeting, old friends must top the list. Centipedes may repel me, spiders make me jump, worms sicken me, but old friends … Continue reading

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