Monthly Archives: September 2012

(A) Pen and the Art of Motorcycle Mechanics part 3

  Anyone wishing to test their endurance or general state of health should push a heavy motorbike along – not even up – a road and I quickly (re)-discovered that this odious task does not come without certain side benefits. … Continue reading

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(A Pen) and the Art of Motorcycle Mechanics part 2

  So everything’s going pretty well as I hit the coast road, heading south towards Grand Anse. The neutral space is automatically clearing up one concern after another as I muse over the story of my historical thriller, Kolony, from … Continue reading

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(A) Pen and the Art of Motorcycle Mechanics

  Yes, yes..I hear you..the title’s a spoof on the bestseller of the ’70’s, ‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Mechanics’..great book and an interesting exploration of values. My theme here is a lot less lofty because I just think … Continue reading

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Wings of butterlies: part 4

Such quirks of destiny have never been better explained than by the delightful story, aptly named ‘ Death in Tehran, which goes like this: Once upon a time, a rich merchant was approached by his servant who was in a … Continue reading

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Wings of Butterflies..part 3

  For the best part of 2 decades, excitement in this wonderful corner of the planet came hard on the heels of excitement: night dives in the big blue; fishing expeditions in the virgin waters near the Amirantes drop-off; sailing … Continue reading

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