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Phil Andrews

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in London, The United Kingdom


Tolkein, Lewis, Wells, Orwell, Bowie, Steve Harley

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Although always interested in creative writing, Phil Andrews published his first and so far only novel The Best Year Of Our Lives in July 2017 at the tender age of 55. Describing it as "my lifetime's work", it was the fulfilment of his long-held desire to consign to record the thoughts, dreams, aspirations and events which defined his adolescence in the mid-1970s - a beautiful and most magical period of his life - albeit in a fictional and romanticised setting.

Prior to writing fiction he was for twelve years a councillor in his local area, and has worked in a wide variety of occupational fields, from manual to management and from porter to postman. His interests include modern history, current affairs and, of course, retro popular cultu

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The Ice Borg Arrives

Bjorn Borg 1976

Mention Björn Borg in the context of Wimbledon and most people will think back to 1980 and his epic battle with John McEnroe. The sheer contrast in personalities between the fiery American and the cool Swede nicknamed The Ice Borg ensured that this would be a duel that would live long in the memory. Indeed they made a film about it!
But in fact that memorable clash was the fifth and final vict

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Published on November 11, 2022 12:18

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���A Mildly Terrifying Nostalgic Treat��� - Taking a Humorous Look at the Cool but Deadly 1970s


Unrelenting nostalgics like myself do tend to look back to the 1970s through deeply rose-tinted spectacles.So, in the interests of balance, let me d Read more of this blog post »
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