You have just one week to sign up to your favourite Amazon site and pre-order the kindle version of my new book ‘The Old Man on the Beach and other stories’ with 20% knocked off the price. Once it launches on the 17th March, the price goes up – so get it while it’s as cheap as chips… Read More One week to go until the launch – get your copy pre-ordered now!
It’s taken more than two years to complete but my collection of literary short stories and essays is finally ready and will be available to the public on the 17th March. To make sure you get your Kindle copy you can pre-order yours right now – just click here to go to Amazon.com (if the site doesn’t… Read More The ‘Old Man’ is finally published!
It’s almost ready for pre-release orders. Details to come…
I said I wouldn’t do it. I almost wish I hadn’t. But I did. After bringing out Sonali as an E-book and getting some lovely reviews from purchasers, I was plagued by demands to bring it out as a physical paperback. In the end I relented. With my collection of short stories coming out soon as both E-book and… Read More Sonali is now in paperback!
Slowness by Milan Kundera My rating: 3 of 5 stars This short ‘novelette’ was my introduction to an author whose works I’ve wanted to read for some time but never got around to it. I have three books of his after a recommendation from a friend and this was the shortest so…what could go wrong?… Read More Book Review: Slowness by Milan Kundera
It has been a steep learning curve but the book I first published in 2014 is now out again in E-book format on all major Amazon sites. The book has a brand new design suited to phones, kindles and other electronic readers with text and pictures on the same page, unlike the print edition. Furthermore, the text… Read More Sonali is here (again!)
This piece was originally published in the E2D several months ago just after Brexit and before Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected as leader of the Labour party in the UK. Although the news it talks of is out of date (Trump’s view on women overtaking the horror of abusing a war veteran’s parents being one exaample)… Read More Why Donald Trump should be President
The title says it all – my TEDx video has finally come online and I’m delighted to share it with you guys here on my blog. The production team – Entilent Media – did a fantastic job and taking my ramblings and making them look like I knew what I was doing. Val Morgan and… Read More Why we need to embrace the Global Village – TEDx video now online
I’m delighted to announce my latest book project – “Beer and Biriyani” which is the working title of a book I’m writing with my good friend Jesmin Chowdhury. Jesmin is a wonderful example of how friendships over the internet can blossom and be rewarding (something I’ve experienced many times over). We met several years ago… Read More Beer and Biriyani – a new book project
By Ken Powell (originally published in the Egremont 2Day newspaper) I WROTE last time about the security issues travelling around Bangladesh on my trip last February. These aren’t imagined dangers and they’re not just aimed at foreigners either. While we were out in the villages enjoying the best home-made curry in the world, we were… Read More Report on Bangladesh Part II – Those who have no TV to hide behind