This is my entry to the Daily Word Prompt; Treasure.
I make no excuses for this being a shameless excuse to promote my latest children’s book, Norman the pirate which is a story of pirates, treasure and oddly enough flower arranging. The book is available on both Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com
About The Diary of a Country Bumpkin
I am a retired actor, although to be honest I only retired because I wasn't getting any work due to losing my agent when I became a full time carer to my mother who had dementia. and the option of becoming an unemployed actor/waiter at my age was ludicrous, especially as my waiting skills are non-existent.
Having said I’m retired, I don’t think there really is such a thing as a retired actor for I am still available for work, I just don’t have an agent or any connections with regards to obtaining any worthwhile work.
I have over the years done student films when there is nothing else available, always low paid (if at all) the only incentive was always the promised copy of the finished film for your show reel which nine times out of ten always failed to materialise.
I spent many years looking after my aged mother and shortly after her death I was lucky enough to run into an ex-girlfriend of many years ago and our romance blossomed once again, resulting in us getting married in 2013.
My move to the countryside inspired me to write The Diary of a Country Bumpkin which tells of my continuing dilemmas in dealing with the rigors of the countryside from the unexpectedly large number of pollens, fungal moulds and hay products waiting to attack the unsuspecting townie.
I enjoy writing, see my play Dulce Et Decorum Est Pro Patria Mori on The Wireless Theatre Company, The Plays Wot I Wrote and The Battle of Barking Creek both available on Amazon.co.uk and am very fond of classic cars so my ideal occupation would be acting in a film I had written set in the 1930s/40s, we live in hopes.
I am delighted to say that since venturing to the countryside where space is not quite the premium it is in town, I have due to the availability of two double garages acquired more classic cars to form a small collection the pride of which are a 1947 Bentley Mk VI and a 2000 Bentley Arnage.
My various blogs and websites are continually evolving and I’m sure that by following the appropriate links you will find something which will edify or amuse.
I have written a number of different books all available on Amazon, so don't be shy should you feel the urge to purchase. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mr-Joe-Wells/e/B06XKWFQHT/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1
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Good for you Joe. Don’t blame you in the least. Excellent choice. What a great cover.
It’s an amusing story for children with hidden jokes for grownups who might be reading to children. A lot of my books have hidden gags, it keeps me amused too!
Thank you dear sir for reading my blogs.i have read yours with interest.Once owing a 4.half liter flying Bentley 22 foot long and greedy for fuel. I loved her well but things came to go as marriage and need for saloon hatch back. Alone again after 23 years of love and home.Moved to Europe from Windermere UK now widower and gardener making Hidcote my way here. Love your way of putting things in perspective. Country Bumkins we both are