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Owen Jones

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Owen Jones was born in Barry, South Wales, where he lived until going to Portsmouth to study Russian at 18. After finishing his degree, he moved to s'Hertogenboschon in the Netherlands where he lived for ten years.

At 32, Owen moved back to Barry to work with in his family's construction company, first as a painter and then as a director, or, as the bank once corrected him, a painter and decorator. He was also office manager for ten years.

At the age of 50 Owen moved to Thailand to live with a Thai girl that he met while there on holiday. He married the woman and now lives in her village of birth in remote northern Thailand.

As Owen puts it: 'Born in the Land of Song, living in the Land of Smiles'.
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I read, right at the start of my writing career, it was the advice at the bottom of my day-by-day desk diary:
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I have never managed it, because once I start, the hours fly past.
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Behind The Smile 4 This is just a snippet of information for those of you have or are enjoying the ‘Behind The Smile’ trilogy: I have started a fourth and am making good progress with Behind The Smile 4.. I … Continue reading →


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“Do you know this place, Lek?" he shouted in her ear. “Stop. Stop here. I want to go shopping." He didn't. He wanted to look for a bar, but he knew the word 'shopping' had more stopping power than the word 'bar' – the word 'shopping' was the verbal equivalent of a 44 Magnum.”
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message 4: by G.K.

G.K. Moore Hi Owen, thanks for the add!


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Sky Thanks for the add! xx


message 2: by Owen

Owen Jones Maria wrote: "Hi Owen, nice to meet you. Thanks for the friend request. Your books sounds interesting. I've added it to my list :)"

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Hi Maria, thanks for that. I hope you enjoy reading it and that you will post what you think of it whatever that is. Nice to meet you too. Regards, Owen


message 1: by Maria

Maria Hi Owen, nice to meet you. Thanks for the friend request. Your books sounds interesting. I've added it to my list :)


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