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After a longish period, with not much happening at all, the last week has been a particularly good time for reviews of my 'nostalgedy&#...

Monday, 20 April 2015

More Praise for the Strawberry Bull!


Delighted to have received yet another cracking review for 'Giving a Bull Strawberries' - the brand new compilation of my 'nostalgedy' stories.

"Charming

This is the first of the nostalgedy collection I have read - and it was good. Probably not the kind of book that you would sit down and devour feverishly in one sitting, but one that you would pick up and fall into, comfortably, chapter by chapter, having a wee quiet chuckle as you did so. Charming."

Thank you, Rosemary!

You can find the review here: Charming


If you haven't read 'Giving a Bull Strawberries' yet, what's keeping you?
Enjoy a few chuckles for just 99p.

Friday, 17 April 2015

The Strawberry Bull makes the Papers!


Giving a Bull Strawberries, the brand new compilation of 'nostalgedy' stories, has been featured in the Derby Telegraph:


to read the full review, just follow the link below:

Derby Telegraph Review



Tuesday, 14 April 2015

The Low Down


Fancy finding out a little more about me, my writing and my reading likes and dislikes?

Have a look at my profile for answers to some popular questions, and more.  Perhaps you would like to pose a question too?

Philip's Goodreads Profile Page


Sunday, 12 April 2015

Bravo!

'Giving a Bull Strawberries' has just received another great review.  Check it out here:

http://www.amazon.com/review/R3D5VEYB1N6WO0/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm?ie=UTF8&ASIN=B00U654KG4

but this is what it says:

"Bravo! Once again Philip Whiteland flexes his wit and comes out on top. If you're ever looking for a little something to bring a smile to your face, any, and all of Whiteland's collections of "nostalgedy" will fill the bill. He always manages to find the humorous side within life's many pages. After reading this, should I ever find myself taking a cruise, I will be better prepared."


Friday, 3 April 2015

Book Choice!


I'm absolutely delighted that the latest compilation of stories, 'Giving a Bull Strawberries', has been chosen as an April Book Choice by the UK Amazon Kindle Forum on Goodreads.  Thanks to all concerned and happy reading!




Wednesday, 1 April 2015

First review for my strawberry bull - and it's a belter!


Absolutely delighted with the first review of the new compilation of 'nostalgedy' stories:

"Giving a Bull Strawberries, a collection of stories from yesterday and today by Philip Whiteland is another comical adventure that had me giggling from the start. The author has no problem making fun of himself and loves to go for the laugh. This an entertaining escape that I had to pick this book up on release day. I have read the others in the series and couldn't help cracking up out loud with people looking on.

As always, I love the old photographs. I would call them 'vintage' but I don't wish to upset the photographer. They really bring the stories to life. Takes you back in time. Precious!

This book is a real treat and something I found comical and endearing. I am all for 'nostlagedy' and no better writer could do it so well. This is an adventurous ride I enjoyed taking.

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I would dearly love to take a group of volunteers back to the 1970s and see how they would cope. I realise I would probably get arrested, but that isn't really my point. It's just so difficult, from today's perspective, to understand how totally disconnected we were then. No internet, no mobile phones, no computers and only the wealthy and aspiring had a telephone at home - and even that might be a party line (which was not as fun as it sounds)."


You can see the review, on both Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com, here:


Why not dip into the compilation and see what you think?

Giving a Bull Strawberries