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Mad? Lucky? Or just plain stupid, with a death-wish?
A memory surfaces, now and then, which makes my brain freeze. It’s the late 1990s. We’re staying with a farmer outside Lusaka, Zambia’s capital city. He’s very hospitable, bought us new, blue mats to step onto when we get out … Continue reading
Posted in Travelling, Zambia Tagged black mamba, burglary, bushfire, crime, farmer, home made firearms, Lusaka, murder, rock art, shaman, spiders 8 Comments
Meet Gerry Carroll – son, brother, friend, sometime sleuth (and Catholic priest)
It felt like bleak midwinter, the earth standing hard as iron, even if no frosty wind made moan. For Gerry, it couldn’t have been a bleaker day. Was it midwinter? He didn’t really care if it was or it wasn’t. … Continue reading
Posted in Fiction, probably Tagged crime fiction, Funeral, grave, In the bleak midwinter, murder, priest, snow, Triumph motor bike, winter 1 Comment