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Racism in the Sixties – Maisa My Dear

A little background to what you are about to receive…

What if anything is a blog? What function does it serve? For me there are a number of reasons as to why I’ve purposefully set out not to be left behind by this craze for putting whatever you’re thinking about online into the public domain. 5,770 more words


Muhammad Ali – Hero And Villain

By now you should not be remotely surprised to learn that one fine evening back in 1980 I somehow conspired to find myself perched on a stool in front of a small television set in my local pub watching a delayed ITV transmission of Muhammad Ali’s foolhardy attempt to win a fourth world title. 2,932 more words

Ian Probert

The birth of The Ancestral Trail

Years before Harry Potter there was The Ancestral Trail, an epic tale of myths, magic and quite a lot of back breaking hard work. Ian Probert recalls his stint as editor and writer of the best-selling Marshall Cavendish partwork.  2,219 more words


Inside The Celebrity Big Brother House Of Horror

Tensions are running high inside the Celebrity Big Brother house. Repellant inmates Perez Hilton and Katie Hopkins have stirred up emotions to breaking point. Ian Probert takes a look at the most explosive CBB ever. 2,778 more words


The Bullingdon Boys

This was a little short story that I did for my friend Richard Hennerley’s web site. I’ve made a few cosmetic changes to it and decided to put it here. 1,074 more words


Johnny Nothing-Ian Probert

I have had the pleasure of making a new friend in the form of UK author, Ian Probert. He has recently published his latest book, Johnny Nothing, a rollicking, enthralling book for ages ten and up (mind you, my eight year old daughter absolutely loved it, and was doubled over from laughing in parts)! 652 more words


Johnny Nothing by Ian Probert Blog Tour

“Great new kids book alert! My two are in hysterics reading Johnny Nothing by Ian Probert (and I am too).” Jane Bruton, Editor of Grazia… 1,627 more words