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Philip Whiteland I've never had a severe case of this (which is, of course, tempting providence) but I usually find the best way to overcome my natural procrastination…moreI've never had a severe case of this (which is, of course, tempting providence) but I usually find the best way to overcome my natural procrastination is to write something - anything that comes to mind - and just see where it goes. Sometimes it doesn't amount to anything whereas, on other occasions, it could lead to a whole series of articles that I hadn't thought about before.(less)
Philip Whiteland I'm tempted to say that it is nice dry work without any heavy lifting, but I won't. For me, it is mostly about generating amusement in people.…moreI'm tempted to say that it is nice dry work without any heavy lifting, but I won't. For me, it is mostly about generating amusement in people. Ideally, I would like to make someone smile with every page and, hopefully, laugh out loud on occasions.(less)
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Yet another wonderful review for the latest compilation of stories in the 'nostalgedy' collection.

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"This is the fourth book by this author that I have read and I think it is the best. It was enjoyable to hear all the stories about the different cruises he went on and the funny situations Philip and his wife found themselves in. It was also very nice to see all the photographs include... Read more of this blog post »
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Giving a Bull Stawberries The 'nostalgedy' collection Book 4 by Philip Whiteland
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"Bravo! Once again Philip Whiteland flexes his wit and comes out on top. If you're ever looking for a little something to bring a smile to your face, any, and all of Whiteland's collections of "nostalgedy" will fill the bill. He always manages to f..." Read more of this review »
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