Category Archives: Culture

Porn and the internet – a thoughtful review of ‘The Butterfly Effect’ by Jon Ronson

Unusually, I am sharing a book review written on my writing blog here. Normally I keep the two blogs separate but, from time to time, I write something which I think is worth sharing on both. Jon Ronson’s book may … Continue reading

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A Prediction of War

“The trend seems to be – whatever is the latest opinion about what will or won’t happen, Trump will succeed in the opposite.” This article is part of a series of political and religio-sociological essays intended to provoke thought and … Continue reading

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How to kill ISIS (and why we don’t want to)

“…ISIS are quite, quite brilliant…” As I write, there has been yet another terrorist attack. Yet again a van as rammed into a crowd. Where it happened doesn’t matter. You could be reading this at any time in the near … Continue reading

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Confession: I am a man-whore

The title says it all: I am a man-whore. Should I be ashamed of this? It is, I confess, a dirty secret. I can’t help myself. It’s like a fixation in me. And I’m getting ever more desperate because I’m … Continue reading

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A busy Bangla month!

My goodness the last few weeks have been crazy! After the successful launch of my book ‘The Old Man on the Beach’, soaring to #1 on Amazon for Kindle books and to #31 for paperback books a few days later, … Continue reading

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