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The First Review of My Book Samantha Awards it 4 Stars

Yesterday I visited the Kindle page for my book Samantha. I was delighted to see that Samantha has been awarded a 4 star review http://www.amazon.co.uk/product-reviews/B00BL3CNHI/ref=cm_cr_pr_hist_4?ie=UTF8&filterBy=addFourStar&showViewpoints=0. Samantha tells the story of a young girl forced into prostitution in the city of … Continue reading

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My Author’s Facebook Page

I now have an author’s Facebook page which you can find here http://www.facebook.com/newauthoronline.

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Goodbye to sex?

Yesterday’s Daily Mail has an interesting piece by A N Wilson about the future of genetics and humanity. Wilson reviews a book “Like a Virgin” by a geneticist at Imperial College London in which the author argues that the future … Continue reading

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How to Kill by Keith Douglas

How to Kill by Keith Douglas Under the parabola of a ball, a child turning into a man, I looked into the air too long. The ball fell in my hand, it sang in the closed fist: Open Open Behold … Continue reading

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If People Could Read Minds by Kevin Morris

If people could read minds half the men would be in prison and the other half would have black eyes. If people could read minds divorce lawyers would live like kings. If people could read minds friendships would vanish like … Continue reading

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If it quacks like a duck then it is a duck – well maybe

On 29 June 2012 The Wall Street Journal carried edited extracts of an interview with the inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil. Kurzweil postulates that by about 2029 machines will have achieved human level consciousness and the emotional understanding which goes … Continue reading

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Hemlock

The girl approached Malcolm and taking his hand in hers intoned in a soft musical voice “Darkling I listen; and for many a time I have been half in love with easeful death, called him soft names in many a … Continue reading

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