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Dedicated to Jon Pertwee (1919-1996) who died twenty-five years ago today on May 20, 1996 Read More
Dedicated to Francis De Wolff (1913-1984) who died on April 18, 1984 Read More
PLEASE NOTE: This is a sequel. It can be read as a separate work, but being a sequel it continues the story and develops the theme of the earlier book MILLION POUND APPOINTMENTS so some references from the earlier work might not be understood. Million Pound Appointments can be found… Read More
A short poem about the Coronavirus. Just a few observations from an ordinary Britain. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Dedicated to Jon Pertwee (1919-1996) Read More
Dedicated to Clive Swift who died one year ago today on February 1, 2019. Read More
Dedicated to Bill Maynard (1928-2018) who died on March 30, 2018. Read More
Dedicated to Clive Swift (1936-2019) who died on February 1, 2019. Read More

Book / Romance

February 20, 2019

Synopsis: This story takes place in the modern age of Manchester in the year of 2018. It is a story based on the novel known as Romeo and Juliet about the life of a young boy struggling to cope with life following the death of his brother. With no father… Read More
It’s Friday on a cold, wet November evening in London and Kevin Anderson is returning home from work, questioning his future in the civil service. His journey will take him to Soho after following a man who had been following him. Across town in Covent Garden Jason Collins thinks about… Read More
The Twelfth Doctor has regenerated. Now in a female body for the first time, the Thirteenth Doctor crashes to Earth and meets an ordinary London gentleman. Together they embark on the journey of a lifetime. An original story set between Twice Upon a Time and the Series 11 premiere… Read More
British People are known to eat the sweet, bitter Orange Marmalade on toast for Breakfast. Of course there are people who like it, and those who don't. But what if some British Gentleman would enjoy Marmalade a little too much? And what would happen if he ever ran out… Read More
Charles, my mate wants to get himself an overseas girlfriend. I prefer to go for the british one. We both love our football club so much that we want our girlfriends to be part of it. Read More
This is an article about British Fictional Detectives as portrayed in both books and on television. The article details how detectives come to be created within the crime genre and considers their enduring and increasing popularity with the public. The article also includes the writers A-Z of favourite British detectives. Read More
A POIGNANT SHORT STORY ABOUT AN AGING LORD AND AN AGGRESSIVE LADY Read More
Hi there, I'm Jon. Join me on one man's journey through university: complete with long-winded anecdotes, mildly amusing quips and downtrodden musings for the trip of a lifetime. Plus, you can read this for free - a student's favourite word! Ironic that isn't it? Read More
After many years composing and producing music for advertising companies, our author looks back on one of the more degrading sessions he had with clients. Read More

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The CLOG House

‘Rovers Return’ is a Sci-Fi Comedy short story (2,000 words) about a Frankendroid brought to life on Mars and hailed as the King of Robots. Read More
What happens when teens are left in detention at school and then suddenly all the power is gone and they are free to do what they want? Read More
A brief look at Sir Robert Peel and when he created London's Metropolitan Police Service. Read More
As King George III starts creating new tax laws, the colonists start a rebellion. The British Royal Army does not like this, starting to arrest colonists. The citizens reply with riots and killing British soldiers. King George III soon starts a war to end the colonists' rebellion. The British fight… Read More
This story is based on my husband's experiences with an eccentric art collector named Earnest Onians, who enjoyed brief posthumous fame when a valuable painting was discovered in his estate. Reference: (http://www.theguardian.com/uk/1999/nov/17/fiachragibbons) Read More
John is a 13 year old pansexual boy. He meets a boy called Kai and becomes attracted to him. Later he meets Kylie and becomes attracted to her too. John must choose one of them... Read More
My story, expected to be in around 5 parts. Read More
Spring Protection is about the two best friends, Stephen and Brian, who find themselves defending the British shores against German invasion. Read More
It could be argued that 'The Great British Seaside' is where everlasting childhood memories are made, a time of fun and excitement. As an adult, 'The Great British Seaside' becomes a place of relaxation and contemplation, memories of the past and hopes and dreams for the future. A person's love… Read More
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