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I’ve spent most of my working life as a journalist on local and national newspapers.
You meet a lot of people, see things, learn stuff. For a crime writer, it’s a plot factory.
One treasured memory was lunching with colleagues when the bar filled with agitated policemen.
“Who’s he?” said a CID man, pointing.
A good friend didn’t like his tone and announced in her best Lady Bracknell voice, “He’s the editor of the local paper!”
The copper said, “I don’t care who the hell he is. He looks like the guy who just did the bank up the road. How long’s he been here?”
Luckily, the barman provided my alibi.
Before journalism I tried my hand at odd jobs including furniture removals (watch out for the flat-packs, they tend to pack flat when lifted!), photogra
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Bill Todd It's just a case of battling on. If I'm not focussed I spend far too much time surfing the net and playing Solitaire till my fingers ache. When it com…moreIt's just a case of battling on. If I'm not focussed I spend far too much time surfing the net and playing Solitaire till my fingers ache. When it comes to the crunch it's just of case of writing words. Then you have something you can revisit and improve. After years as a journalist I work better when I have a deadline looming.(less)
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NO RUM ON VE-DAY

Diary… Sergeant Leslie Todd


Gunner Leslie Todd was an ordinary soldier who fought an ordinary Second World War like millions of others.


A Territorial volunteer, he served on anti-aircraft duties in the Battle of Britain and landed in Normandy a month after D-Day.


When Leslie died in 1985 I discovered his war diary. He was a man of few words, just over a thousand of them in the whole notebook. There w

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