She’s Coming For You – Chapter 2

      Most people associate Pamplona with the Running of the Bulls – El Encierro in Spanish, part of the Festival of St Fermin which lasts from noon, 6th July to midnight, 14th July. The Bull Running takes place at 8 am each day from 7th July to 14th July and was first broughtContinue reading “She’s Coming For You – Chapter 2”

She’s Coming For You – Chapter 1

         Alex Peters flew to Pamplona from Madrid. She was in her mid-thirties and her ginger hair flowed easily down to the collar of her light-blue shirt. Her blue eyes surveyed her fellow passengers on the turbo-prop plane as it rode the thermals just after takeoff from Barejas airport in Madrid. AsContinue reading “She’s Coming For You – Chapter 1”

Office Life – Preview – 3

Another excerpt from a book about life in an English office. As Wood finished his cigarette he noticed a programmer called Phil Bracewell coming towards him. Bracewell had scruffy, brown hair, a wispy moustache, and glasses that magnified the hazel pupils of his eyes. “Eh Phil, I hope you’re not coming over to fart nearContinue reading “Office Life – Preview – 3”

Office Life – Preview – 1

An excerpt from a book on life in an English office Wood parked his car as close to the office door as possible. He didn’t particularly like exercise as it tended to show his smoking in a bad light. Joan and Trandorf jumped out of the car and headed to the door. “That bloody PhilContinue reading “Office Life – Preview – 1”

Broken Umbrella Menders Association (BUMA)

An extract from the book 40 Strange Groups which is currently on sale for $0.99 After a rainstorm the one guaranteed sight is a profusion of broken umbrellas strewn around on the wet ground. Most of the time these items are thrown into the rubbish. However, in Leeds this is not the case. Members ofContinue reading “Broken Umbrella Menders Association (BUMA)”

The Eight Wives of Henry VI society (EWH6)

An extract from the book 40 Strange Groups which is currently on sale for $0.99 This society, known familiarly as the “The Eight Wives”, is an umbrella organisation for groups who believe a number of conspiracy theories regarding English history, including the theory Henry VI had eight wives, a record that Henry VIII tried toContinue reading “The Eight Wives of Henry VI society (EWH6)”

Hindu Reincarnation Memory Club (HRMC)

An extract from the book 40 Strange Groups which is currently on sale for $0.99 Reincarnation – known as Punarjanma – it is one of the core beliefs of Hinduism that is generally accepted by many of its practitioners. Reincarnation is the natural process of birth, death and rebirth. Hindus believe that the Jiva orContinue reading “Hindu Reincarnation Memory Club (HRMC)”

The Camel Appreciation Society (TCAS)

An extract from the book 40 Strange Groups which is currently on sale for $0.99 Most people dislike riding on camels due to the animal’s terrible attitude, bad breath, and yellow teeth. Some people overlook these obvious problems in favour of the smooth ride offered by these idiosyncratic animals in the hotter climates of theContinue reading “The Camel Appreciation Society (TCAS)”

The Edward de Vere Society (EdVS)

An extract from the book 40 Strange Groups which is currently on sale for $0.99 The Oxfordian theory of Shakespeare authorship holds that Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, wrote the plays and poems traditionally attributed to William Shakespeare. It is recognized by Oxfordians and Stratfordians alike that writing about royal courts, Italy andContinue reading “The Edward de Vere Society (EdVS)”

Nestorian Christians to recreate the Mongol Empire (NECREME)

This is an extract from the book 40 Strange Groups which is currently on sale for $0.99 The Nestorians are followers of Nestorius (c. AD 386—451), who was Archbishop of Constantinople. Nestorianism is based on the belief put forth by Nestorius that emphasized the disunity of the human and divine natures of Christ. According toContinue reading “Nestorian Christians to recreate the Mongol Empire (NECREME)”