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A Diamond Wedding & a couple of puzzles

A congratulatory message to my uncle and aunt, Peter and Maureen Dockerty on the occasion of their 60th wedding anniversary, followed by a series of posers on such varied themes as the weather and quirky book performances.

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A Pleasant Break

We enjoyed a pleasant few days on the Lincolnshire coast, but once again, it was marred by my ongoing gastric problems and my wife’s mobility issues. Fact is, we’re getting too old for all that walking round. The weather was … Continue reading

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Two Faced? Me?

Yes, but only when it comes to my work. I am blunt and outspoken, but if I have anything to say, I’ll say it to your face, not behind your back. And yet, when it comes to my work, there … Continue reading

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Two in a Week?

It’s been a busy week with not one, but two releases, one the next in the Mrs Capper’s Casebook series, and the other a thriller. First a word about Kracht. It’s a Dutch word, and it means power. It’s also … Continue reading

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Mrs Capper’s Second Outing

We met Christine Capper, private investigator, last Christmas. Remember? So what’s she up to now? She’s busy, as you’ll see in the following extract from Mrs Capper Casebook #2. It’s a good way from finished and it doesn’t even have … Continue reading

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I’m Making the Effort

It’s about a week since I last pestered you, and I don’t see why you should get away it when I’m not. To be blunt, this is the worst January I’ve can remember. The weather is okay. Cold, but you’d … Continue reading

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Back to about 98%

I’m getting better and the new dark side site is up and running. The Dark Side of David W Robinson https://dwrobdark.blogspot.com/ Feel free to share with friends… & enemies. Subscribe to my newsletter https://dwrob.com/readers-club/ © David W Robinson 2022www.dwrob.com

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Over at last… but not quite

There’s no surer signal that the festive season is over than the disappearance of Her Indoors’s Christmas decorations, and as usual, last to go is the china cottage (which had a brief mention in Mrs Capper’s Christmas). Here it is … Continue reading

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The Dark

The Anagramist, The Frame, The Cutter, three titles with some common areas, the main one being… The Dark. I’m well known for my light-hearted work; the Sanford 3rd Age Club Mysteries, the Midthorpes, Mrs Capper, but like everyone else, I … Continue reading

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OUT

Were she still with us, my mother would have celebrated her 95th birthday today. She passed away of a congenital heart condition 23 and a bit years ago. I recall speaking to the hospital on the night she died and … Continue reading

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