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Oliver Tooley

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Some people know what they want to do from an early age, and they do it.
Others take a little longer but eventually settle down to something and get on with it.
Not me; oh no. I wanted to be a vet from about the age of 8 until I was 17 when I suddenly realised that getting up at five in the morning to shove my hand up a cow's bottom was the LAST thing I wanted to do.
So I walked out in the middle of my A levels and never went back. (You could do that in the olden days, when bread was white wi' no bits in it, and we still thought bacon was good for you.)

I signed on and looked for work and did rubbish jobs for rubbish money. I even worked in a bookshop once, but was sacked after getting bored and reading a children's book in the l
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Just some days I am itching to get words down, and when that happens I let it.
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Children of the Wise Oak

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This week 6th - 13th of May I have set the price of Children of the Wise oak to 99p/99c on Amazon
Just in case anybody happens to see this.
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This book brings alive my home. Awakens the past and inspires the future.

Loved every single word.

Many many thanks"
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An intensely personal and emotional autobiography.

I want to run away and hide from an unpleasant truth. Growing up in the sixties I was as bad as many of the characters described in this book. Obviously not the sexually abusing teacher, or the dreadful nu
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Unexpectedly good.

I was interested from the start, loved the turn of phrase, spotted a few typos here and there but just didn't care as I was too wrapped up in the highly believable characters and the little bursts of humour and human insight.
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For Cats' Eyes Only by Olli Tooley
" It really didn't feel right not to have guns, and gadgets, in a spoof spy story. In my defence, the guns fire acorns (in universe).
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LOL, as ever, Goodreads are so kind letting me review my own book!
It's awesome, go out and buy a copy.
No forget that, buy TEN copies, and give nine to the local food bank.
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