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The Story That Had No Beginning

A murder story that will keep you guessing until the very end.

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WHY?—a novella—also available in Portuguese

Soon to be available as an Audiobook

A Review:
Drama, erotica, passion, suspense; are all here.
A bipolar plot pitted with oodles of painful depravity, a collection of which can only be found in the depths of London’s underworld.

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Smorgasbord Laughter Lines Extra – April 2nd 2021 – Another Open Mic Night with author Daniel Kemp – Vintage Husband and Warm Milk

Have a laugh at the Open Mic Night on the Smorgasbord Laughter Lines hosted by Sally Cronin, a wonderful, generous lady.

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Author Daniel Kemp entertains us again with his funnies from: Danny Kemp.. Always a place to find funnies and jokes to cheer you up… plus some satirical political commentary on politicians at home and abroad.

Words of Wisdom

A 98-year-old Mother Superior from Ireland was dying.

The nuns gathered around her bed trying to make her last journey comfortable.

They gave her some warm milk to drink but she refused. Then one of the nuns took the glass back to the kitchen. Remembering a bottle of Irish whiskey received as a gift the previous Christmas, she opened and poured a generous amount into the warm milk.

Back at Mother Superior’s bed, she held the glass to her lips. Mother drank a little, then a little more and before they knew it, she had drunk the whole glass down to the last drop.

“Mother,” the nuns asked with earnest…

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Vaccinations


I’m grateful for so many different people in our NHS who have either treated me or cared for me in one way or another over the last fifteen to sixteen months when I’ve had three operations, and the anonymous ambulance crew who rushed me to the hospital when I was suffering from sepsis and faced an early exit from this world.

But my thanks, and yours as well I hope, should go to some people we will probably never see, let alone know: the scientists and researchers who developed the vaccines used to fight this pugnacious virus that affects the whole world.

Unless and until everyone has had the vaccination we as individuals can not and will not be safe. Please, if you know anyone who refuses the vaccination talk to them and reassure them as to the safety of the vaccine against the danger they present not only to themselves, but to us as well if they do not take up the offer.

Keep safe and stay well.

Daniel Kemp

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Smorgasbord Laughter Lines Extra – March 19th 2021 – Another Open Mic Night with author Daniel Kemp – Marriage Alphabet and Anesthesiology

Another night of fun and frivolity at the Smorgasbord Laughter Lines

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Author Daniel Kempentertains us again with his funnies from: Danny Kemp.. Always a place to find funnies and jokes to cheer you up… plus some satirical political commentary on politicians at home and abroad.

A TV detector van pulls up in a street. A man gets out and goes and knocks on one of the doors.

A woman answered the door.

The man said–I’m from the tv licencing department I would like to see your licence.

The woman said–I’m just leaving for work, can you come back at 4 o’clock when my husband will be in. Tell him the licence is on the mantelpiece in the kitchen behind the clock.

The man said —ok I’ve got a few calls to make.

At 4 o’clock the tv man knocks on the door.

The husband opens the door and the man said—-I’m from the tv licencing department, I’ve come…

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#Bookreview – The Story That Had No Beginning by Daniel Kemp

A wonderful review of the novella–The Story That Had No Beginning– by Robbie Cheadle.

http://mybook.to/Nobeginning

What Amazon says

Alicia Collinson poses a surprising question to her dinner guests:

“Do you think lying is endemic in society today?”

They all have different answers based on their experiences, but what was the purpose of Alicia’s question?

She was separated from her twin brother, Tom, when they were eight. Tom graduated into a life of violence, while Alice found a life of fortune and wealth in her partner, Mary.

But when Mary unexpectedly passes away, a new person enters Alice’s life – someone who seems to know every detail about her.

Soon, her past and present lives collide with life-changing consequences.

My review

The Story That Had No Beginning by [Daniel Kemp, Julia Gibbs]

This book is an interesting and complex story about twins, Tom and Alice Collins, who enter the foster care system at a young age and are raised separately. The book starts with Alicia Collinson, aka Alice Collins, and her sophisticated boyfriend hosting two friends for…

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#Bookreview – Life is Like a Bowl of Cherries: Sometimes Bitter, Sometimes Sweet by Sally Cronin

A wonderful review

Robbie's inspiration

What Amazon says

Life is Like a Bowl of Cherries: Sometimes Bitter, Sometimes Sweet is a collection of short stories with scattered poetry, reflecting the complexities of life, love and loss.

The stories in the collection dip into the lives of men and women who are faced with an ‘event’ that is challenging and in some cases life changing.

Even something as straightforward as grocery shopping online can be frustrating, and a DNA test produces surprise results, the past reaches out to embrace the present, and a gardening assistant is an unlikely grief counsellor. Romance is not always for the faint-hearted and you are never too old for love. Random acts of kindness have far reaching consequences and some people discover they are on a lucky streak. There are those watching over us who wish us well, and those in our lives who wish us harm.

My review

Sally Cronin…

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Smorgasbord Laughter Lines Extra – March 5th 2021 – Another Open Mic Night with author Daniel Kemp

Another night of laughter courtesy of Sally Cronin’s endless generosity.

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Author Daniel Kempentertains us again with his funnies from: Danny Kemp.. Always a place to find funnies and jokes to cheer you up… plus some satirical political commentary on politicians at home and abroad.

Priorities

Morag is standing at the railing of the cruise ship holding her hat on tightly so that it wouldn’t blow off in the wind.

A gentleman approaches her and says, “Pardon me, madam. I do not intend to be forward but did you know that your dress is blowing up in this high wind?”

“Yes I know” replies Morag, “but I need both hands to hold onto this hat.”

“But madam continues the gent. You are actually exposing your private area!”

Morag looks down at her dress billowing in the wind and replies, “Son, anything you see down there is 85 years old.“

”However, I just bought this hat for the cruise…

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God’s Distribution of Luck

This happened just over a year ago and I can’t remember it!

Daniel Kemp

I came out of a hospital yesterday having had a catheter and stent finally removed after, in the case of the stent—seven weeks. I was unlucky in some ways with the operation I’d had, but lucky in others and it’s this thing called luck I wanted to write about.

A bed in a ward was available for me at four in the afternoon last Wednesday, which meant I’d waited only two hours. However, half of that waiting time was my fault. The letter I’d received clearly said–arrive at three! Being early has been a general fault of mine, one I’ve lived with for all the years I’ve been responsible for.

The ward was designed for six patients but held only three, two against one wall and me on my own against the other. It took no time at all to become acquainted with the other two and it’s the one…

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The Small Dog on Ageing…

A beautiful poem

The Small Dog

She fell on her face and she looked none too happy…

And recently she seems to feel pretty crappy…

Most mornings, I hear her, when rising from bed,

And where once she’d be singing, she’s groaning instead.

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Now me, I can sympathise, getting no younger,

I still want my walks but without the same hunger,

I still need my ball and my toys and to play…

But these days, I’m happy to sleep half the day.

*

We’re ageing together, my two-legs and me,

Where I can still run, she’s slowed up mightily,

I’ll still make a run for a half-open gate,

The only thing she’s heading fast for is ‘late’.

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But while we’re both here, we’ll believe in forever,

In loving and living and laughing together,

For one thing that never grows old is the heart

And once filled with love no two hearts ever part.

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