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Robin Bayley

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Robin Bayley had a successful career in children’s television, when one morning he decided to leave his job and sell his apartment to travel and follow his muse. As well as uncovering the story told in The Mango Orchard, he written many articles and articles and is currently working on the screenplay for a feature film he has been commissioned to write, as well as researching for his next book.

Drug Smuggling for Bollywood

Elephant street scene

 A man ran towards me, waving. He wore over-sized sultan slippers and held on to a bejewelled turban. ‘Rope!’ he called out breathlessly, ‘I am in needing of some rope.’


‘And an ox, or perhaps an elephant.’

There was an explosion from further down the valley. ‘Please, no time to lose!’

We ran back down the narrow track. A brightly painted bus was stuck, its back wheels spinning furiously...

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"I’m at Broadcasting House, the new home of the BBC World Service, for an appearance on Outlook. I am, will admit, a little nervous. This is not just a national broadcast, it’s the Whole World. And it’s live. With ten minutes before we’re on-air, I..." Read more of this blog post »
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"Fantastic book kept me interested from beginning to end could hardly believe that it was a true story, exciting, intriguing a real mexican experience. "
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"Absolutely loved it. What a story and a journey to know your roots."
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‘A magical Mexican adventure...Bayley unpicks the story of his ancestor’s adventures with much skill and persistence. He has a fine ear for dialogue with a Tarantino-style, comic-book delivery, and the ending, in which he tries to reconcile his elder ...more
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