Jack Menory’s Oldies Tigers were handing out a fearful pasting to a perspiring group of forty-somethings. Jack’s eighty-year-old legs twinkled across the turf like the hoofs of a dancing horse and he roared encouragement to his teammates as he swung his hockey stick with scant regard for heads and legs. Continue reading The Art Of The Possible
It’s true that optimism and modesty are fine qualities. But could it be that the parents of the first chunk of the twentieth century rather overdid things?
Continue reading Lessons in modesty
Why has no enterprising writer taken up this suggestion made in 1925? Continue reading A new business opportunity
Serendipity- the faculty of making happy and unexpected discoveries by accident (OED)
Do you think of serendipity as random good luck?
Continue reading Word Of The Month Club: serendipity
As suggested by Guy of His Futile Preoccupations, here are 3 versions of the cover of our new book. Our brief to Lisa* was:
Our hero Frank is a mild-mannered doctor who secretly identifies with Norse heroes. He is up against a feral group of Oldies who are trying to take control of the government. In the course of the book he gets super-fit and takes up free running. Small dancing Pomeranian dogs also feature in this story.
As always, we want the cover to make it clear that this is comedy. It should have a kind of devil-may-care flair to it.
Which one do you like?
*Lisa Reidy http://www.lisareidy.com.au
There is nothing more difficult than understanding human mentality. Continue reading A cat’s eye view