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I am a writer who has been hijacked by life. When my daughter, Stevie, exploded into my life with all the problems she had to cope with I ended up founding two charities for children with developmental disabilities (and wrote a memoir of this time in my book: Wordjazz for Stevie) - then when my wife was diagnosed with cancer I had a new battle on my hands - and this led to a series of cancer books starting with Fighting Cancer: A Survival Guide (1996) to the latest book The Cancer Survivor's Bible (2012) - see my website www.fightingcancer.com and cancer blog www.cancerfighter.wordpress.com. I am now seeking to get back to my writing career and in recent years have published the rather controversial novel, The Alphabet of Vietnam, and my co...more


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Aiyahh! is the expressive Cantonese exclamation for almost every emotion under the sun. Here it signifies shock and dismay. It has been 7 months since my last posting. And still people stumble across this blog (how? Where?) and think it worth signing up for – thank you.). Since the last piece was about my novel Alphabet of Vietnam, the following post connects (obsessively – Ed). Two we...

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Jonathan Chamberlain Jonathan Chamberlain said: "Yasseen was one of those who, like myself, found their horizons enlarged and their loyalties curiously shaped by being caught up by the surges of the British Empire. He was born in Jamaica, educated in Britain and then went to live with his father in...more "

 
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