Dolly

Dolly

77 years old
Male
Address
226 Fox Lane
PR25 1HW
Leyland
United Kingdom
Current Status
If its not one thing its another. If its not another its something else. If its not something else, read The Waste Land!
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  • Are you a ...?
    Writer published in mags, etc
    What genre do you primarily write in?
    General fiction
    If you write in more than one area, what is your next most favoured genre?
    Comedy
    Are your reading habits ...?
    Omnivorous
    Who is your favourite author(s)?
    Terry Pratchet, Alan Bennet, Dylan Thomas, T.S. Elliot, Joseph Heller Herman Hesse Larry Niven Gregory Corso, Daniel Defoe. Seamus Heaney. I find it almost impossible to list all the authors I like and admire.
    And your all time favourite books? (You can change these at any time, by the way ...)
    Catch 22, Steppenwolf, Ringworld, Treasure Island. I've stopped here, as its like asking me who my favourite author is. This list of books I like is not quite endless.
    What are your working habits when you write?
    Procastinatory
    Are you the edit-every-sentence-ten-times type, or do you prefer to let rip?
    Prefer to let rip and edit afterwards
    Your ultimate writing ambition?
    To be published and listened too. As well as writing fiction, I write poetry and I'm a singer/songwriter.
    Your worst habit?
    Doubting myself and solitaire!
    Your opinion on the books industry?
    Too much celebrity and hype, but good books still get through
    Where do you write?
    Mostly at home.
    What else do you want Word Clouders to know? eg: do you have 9 cats / like paragliding / eat nothing but tinned fish / work in the bath / live in Kettering?
    None of the above. I'm also a poet and singer songwriter

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    mike
    "mike" commented on Dolly's Blog "Unknown, Alternative Historical Facts".
    Dear Dolly. There is a historical precedent for historical interpretations of this sort. Do you remember '1066 and all That' I I am sure this goes further back and Shakespeare andthe Bible will be sourced.
    4 days ago
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    Dolly
    Dolly If its not one thing its another. If its not another its something else. If its not something else, read The Waste Land!
    5 days ago
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    Dolly
    "Dolly" commented on mike's Blog "night shelters".
    Hi Mike. I went into my bank the other day, and the first thing I saw, was a shopping trolley with a notice asking me to donate food. Now, I'm used to them in supermarkets, but not banks. After a few enquiries, I discovered it was becoming more ...
    5 days ago
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    mike
    "mike" commented on Dolly's Blog "Unknown, Alternative Historical Facts".
    Dunno. Finks old cods were lenny the Bruce. The film was made by Guy Rtichie and I think had it the same actors as his comedy crime films.
    6 days ago
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    Caducean Whisks
    "Caducean Whisks" commented on Dolly's Blog "Unknown, Alternative Historical Facts".
    Nah. It's Sarf Lunnon.
    7 days ago
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    RichardB
    "RichardB" commented on Dolly's Blog "Unknown, Alternative Historical Facts".
    Kings with my name don't have a very good record, do they? One who had no interest in the country he was supposed to be ruling, one who made himself so unpopular he got deposed, and one who ended up under a car-park in Leicester.
    7 days ago
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    mike
    "mike" commented on Dolly's Blog "Unknown, Alternative Historical Facts".
    Ms Whisks is quite right. I was reminded of a Phython sketch . I did like the contemporary references. I think the BBC might read scripts like this, Look at 'The Writier's Room- At least that is what it used to be called. Your as good as a ...
    7 days ago
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    John Alty
    "John Alty" commented on Dolly's Blog "Unknown, Alternative Historical Facts".
    Excellent, putting the record straight at last.
    7 days ago
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    Dolly
    "Dolly" commented on Dolly's Blog "Unknown, Alternative Historical Facts".
    Thanks for that Whisks, I'm glad you liked it.
    7 days ago
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    Caducean Whisks
    "Caducean Whisks" commented on Dolly's Blog "Unknown, Alternative Historical Facts".
    Great fun, Dolly! Had me smiling all the way through. Very Pythonesque. It could have happened like that, couldn't it? Let's have John Cleese as Richard, and Michael Palin as Percy. Terry Jones as the head in the door.
    7 days ago
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    Dolly
    "Dolly" commented on Dolly's Blog "Unknown, Alternative Historical Facts".
    Yes, well you know, a bit of digging here, a bit of unearthing the unpalatable truth there..........
    7 days ago
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    RichardB
    "RichardB" commented on Dolly's Blog "Unknown, Alternative Historical Facts".
    Neither am I, but then, what's in a name, eh?
    7 days ago
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    Kate
    "Kate" commented on Dolly's Blog "Unknown, Alternative Historical Facts".
    Superb Dolly. Amazing what a bit of research will throw up. Richard really wasn't the war mongering bastard everyone thought. :)
    7 days ago
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    Dolly
    Dolly wrote a new blog: "Unknown, Alternative Historical Facts".
                                            Richard the Lionheart                       ...
    7 days ago
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    Dolly
    "Dolly" commented on AlanP's Blog "Myths, Cock ups and Perspective".
    Of course, there's always Arnhem. 8 VC's won with paratroops carrying rifles and machine guns fighting tanks, and getting slaughtered for their trouble.
    9 days ago

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    by Barny 4 months ago
    Good blog-blog-blog-blogging!