Tag Archives: Mick Mannock

Mad Micky Packs It July 26

Nobody called him that.  “Mad”.  Except my father-in-law whose mother, Amelia, was Edward “Mick” Mannock’s cousin.  “Micky” yes, but surely not “mad”.  I was re-reading ole father-in-law’s autobiography after 20 years, one of 37 books he published, and I didn’t … Continue reading

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January Sunday

Have you ever gone to a free poetry reading and when you arrive there’s a sign on the door, “Sold Out”?  It happened to me. Some days you just have to get motivated for poetry.  For weeks I knew the … Continue reading

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