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Slugs, Snails and Casino Tales     _     living IN A DREAM

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Have You Ever Thought?      _     An Afternoon Adventure

On Holiday, Forever!


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Is It Really Too Much To Ask Banksy...

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Have You Ever Thought?

An Afternoon Adventure

On Holiday, Forever!



Not having dabbled in the world of gambling in casinos before, on purchasing this book I was slightly unsure if I would find it interesting or even understandable. I thought I may not be the right demographic but I need not have worried! This book is interesting, unusually gripping and provided me with a highly entertaining (and informative) insight into casino life. The author has a unique voice; the chapters differ in style and prose which ensures the book is consistently animated. A regular casino goer or not, I highly recommend this book for anybody (...over 18!) who wants a refreshing, funny read from your average, modern-day book.



'Slugs, Snails and Casino Tales'

A very unique and enjoyable book, worth buying if you're looking for something a bit different to read or curious about what lies underneath the glamour of casinos.


'Slugs, Snails and Casino Tales'

“I am extremely impressed with your writing skills and also with the layout on your blog. Is this a paid topic or did you modify it yourself? Either way keep up the nice quality writing, it is rare to see a nice weblog like this one these days..”                                                                        Angelica

'On Holiday, Forever!'

“A witty and entertaining style...

favourably reminded us of

Edward Lear and his

nonsense poems...”

The Commissioning Editor,

Mantra Publishing Ltd


'Have You Ever Thought?'

An interesting, thought-provoking read that tackled sensitive topics of love, life and death. This is the second book I have read by the author and it is apparent he can aptly vary his prose and writing style to suit the particular stories and themes he wants to convey to the reader. Highly recommend to anyone who wants something different from their usual monotonous, mundane fictions!


'living In A Dream'

“Carrie and I were both grateful...for your two books, 'An Afternoon Adventure' and 'Have You Ever Thought?'... and send you our very best wishes.”                                                                        Boris Johnson

                        Prime Minister - June 2020



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Born in London during the 1950s, he was once described by a law court judge as, ‘having led a very colourful life.’ He has been employed in various forms of work and has an opinion on most aspects of modern living. In the course of being alive he has been, amongst other things, a casino manager, a. window-cleaner, painter and decorator, accountant, teacher, washer-upper, swim coach, truck driver, book-binder, computer engineer, life-coach, salesman, photographer, journalist and even a front-line police officer. He has also been unemployed and spent some time homeless. Having travelled to more than 152 countries thus far, he is currently settled somewhere in the Western hemisphere having returned incognito from the Middle East where he wrote questionable articles for a national magazine and local newspapers.

Married with several children, four dogs and six chickens, he is forever hopeful of being able to enlighten and entertain.

Author's message: Please, if you have read a book, especially if I have given a free download, leave a review on Amazon (Best is 5 Stars, cheers!). Reviews are heavily relied upon to move up the charts and get noticed - Many Thanks, Love 'n' Stuff - Rowntree



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Travel log including stunning photos spanning four years in the Middle East, India and beyond!



Wilfred Johnson, newborn to 

Boris Johnson (Prime Minister)

in receipt of 'Have You Ever Thought' and 'An Afternoon Adventure' courtesy of Rowntree Travis.  May 2020


Currently in receipt of 'Slugs, Snails & Casino Tales' as delivered to their agents:



       Danny Dyer                           Vinnie Jones                         Ray Winstone                        Guy Ritchie

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If you do nothing else with your life, click on the image above and go to the 'Short Stories' page to read an award winning author's work.
You will not be disappointed...


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