Posts by William Long

The Wicked Month

AUGUST is a wicked month, according to Edna O’Brien. The Irish summer comes to a sultry climax with a host...

Prostate Cancer News

It is always sad to hear about someone who has been given the news they have prostate cancer, and having...

No petty people

THE Irish Republic is cautiously commemorating the revolutionary period of 1916-1922. It is a painful subject which has the potential...

Going to the dogs for generations

THE sports pages tell me greyhound racing will now start at 8.15am in Ireland to facilitate online gamblers in Britain....

A Journey Along the Wild Atlantic Way

One of the world’s greatest coastal drives is Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. It stretches 1,500 miles from the north’s Malin...

The Percy French Piano

This Bechstein piano was bought by Percy French (1854-1920), and later gifted by him to his daughter Mollie on her...

Finding an Agent

I have been asked quite a few times, and written a few blogs, on the benefits of self-publishing as a...

Facing the root of all evil

Facing the root of all evil THE Bank of England may put the face of Mrs Thatcher on its new...

London Book Fair

I love to travel and I was fortunate that the past three months gave me the opportunity to satisfy my...

Lloyd-George and my bus pass

I’LL be 60 years this month. Age wearies me and the years condemn but there is always the bus pass...

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