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"You've Got to Sleep With Your Mum and Dad" is now available on Amazon. Childhood angst, marathon swimming, international exploitation and the threat of impending pinniped intimacy. on 2014-08-13
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Have a look at my page on Amazon. Still plenty of summer left for challenging literature. on 2014-08-13
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Check out my Amazon Kindle page. 'The Baby Who Killed People for Money' is now available. An utterly charming child with a unique and lucrative skill. A father with no defence against his daughter's impulses. Would you take your little girl around Europe for a spot of murder tourism? Of course you would. on 2014-06-30
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My story on the Tate gallery website on 2013-11-11
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A Thousand Natural Shocks An anthology that includes two of my stories. Available now at Amazon. on 2013-11-11
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This was when I was the Biology teacher in a tiny school in the South Australian mallee.

This meant that people brought sick or injured animals to me.

My treatment of the frogmouth was to wrap it in a soft blanket and put it in a dark box overnight. In the morning, I gave it some mince meat in raw egg. Then it sat on my hand until I put it on the ground. After a while, it stuck its wings out and flew into a tree. It was gone after a couple of hours.

It was photogenic when it was on the ground.

The tone drop effect (bottom picture) took hours to do in the darkroom. It would be effortless with Photoshop.frogmouth-02a1


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