Book One

Fun With Dick and Shane

Memoirs of a Houseboy

 

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The book that started it.

chapters listed below are included along with daily utterances.

The Story of Friday

The Homecoming Story

A Sad Sorry Tale Of Whatever

A Fitting Little Warning

A Life In The Day Of Wednesday

You. Did. What?

Blackpool Rock

Robins

 

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Book Two

More Fun With Dick And Shane.

Memoirs of a Houseboy

 

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As with my first effort I've endeavoured to write up and round off events that were mentioned but not properly followed through at the time. I've enjoyed it. I hope you do too. As well as daily mumblings it includes the following chapters.

 

The Houseboy Gets Sent To The Naughty Chair

 

The Houseboy And The Butterfly

 

The Houseboy Strikes Back

 

Ginger

 

The Derailment Of A Houseboy...A Train Journal

 

Put Your Ear Down Close To Your Sole And Listen Hard 

 

A Tiny Tale Of A Bad Boy's Sunday

 

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Book Three

ACHILLES AND THE HOUSEBOY

Memoirs of a Houseboy

This rightly belongs with my 2007 memoir, but I decided to give it a book of its own. It's all about Dick and Shane's Civil Partnership, which was nothing to them, but a pretty big deal to me.

 

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Book Four

Gilliflowers

Bonds of Affection

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437 pages

143143 words (gobshite or what!)

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Bonds of Affection


‘Think of me as a gay male version of Flora Thompson writing not so much about Larkrise to Candleford as Arsehole to Breakfast Time. The BBC will never commission it as a series, but there you go, it’s their loss.’

Chapter List


Frail Daffodils for the Ancient Dead

Fish Tale

Shane’s Birthday Dinner Report

Post Scriptum

Jottings on a Saturday Afternoon in February

Easter Bleatings

Gilliflowers

Fall Out Boy

Dance Dance

Not the Man from Del Monte

Hard Limits

It’s Lee’s Party and I’ll Cry if I Want To

Captain Pugwash and the Bank Holiday Mutineer

Birthday Annotation

Summer Bridge

Who Knows Where the Time Goes

Gooseberry Fool

Autumn Fall

Your Sins Will Find You Out

Waking the Chihuahua

Day of Reckoning

Glass Beads

The Winter Houseboy


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December 2016
The Winkle On The Bus
And Other Stuff


Presenting yet another stand alone chapter of memoir to appease those STILL waiting for 'Revelations.'
Call this a way of getting back into the practice of writing or call it chronic procrastination. The 'winkle' in the title refers to an incident earlier this year, the other stuff is, well, other stuff.

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The winkle on the bus ‘adventure’ (such as it was) happened one day in February 2016, but like most things in life it was part of a butterfly effect* rather than a truly isolated event. Its origins come under the remit of ‘other stuff’ and stretched back to the previous autumn, October 2015, so that’s where I’ll start. I’ve run out of magic glitter (never fear, Peeps, it is on order) so we’ll have to rely on the Dorothy from Kansas mode of travel for this memoir chapter, so dig out your ruby brogues and slip them on. Don’t worry if they pinch a bit. I’ve got Compeed plasters in the event of blisters. Got the shoes on? Great, let’s go then. Everyone hold hands, close your eyes and start clicking those heels together. Travel back with me. It won’t take long, you’ll be back in time for tea and there’s no danger involved so you won’t need insurance.

*Disclaimer: use of the term ‘butterfly effect’ does not mean Ashton Kutcher features anywhere in this account. Sorry, Peeps, I did try to hire him as a guest star, but his fees were too high for this humble houseboy.

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August 2015

Ahem, adopts best Ringmaster's tone:

Presenting, for your delectation (I hope)

THE SNAIL AFFAIR

A humble stand alone chapter of memoir to appease and tide over those houseboy fans eagerly awaiting the publication of my next full-length work 'Revelations.’ Whenever that might be! Patience, people, patience! ;-)The Snail Affair deals with a more recent incident in this boy's life, taking place, as it does, in July 2015. An old adversary drops in for a visit after Shane makes an announcement at breakfast one morning.

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Christmas at Leo’s does exactly what it says on the cover. It tells the tale of Christmas at Leo’s, 2008.
In essence, I suppose it’s a bridge between ‘Gilliflowers, bonds of affection’ and pending, very pending, memoir ‘Revelations.’ 

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I wasn’t looking forward to spending Christmas as part of a house party at Leo’s place to begin with. The booze ban had taken the lustre right off the party season for me.

What’s Christmas without a flagon of ale or a classy glass of fancy fizz? Boring!

A visit to my mother, on the day before Christmas Eve, did nothing to lift my mood. It triggered a welter of memories and emotions that made Christmas seem even less appealing.

Stuff the season of goodwill.

I just wanted to be left alone to brood. I wasn’t given the choice. I was spending Christmas at Leo’s whether I liked it or not. It proved to be eventful in its own way.

Details within.

Gillibran Brown

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Book Five
Memoirs of a Houseboy
Christmas at Leo's

Chapter List:

Party Pooper Pepsi

Intersections

Birds Trifle

My Everly Brother Summer

Daddy In Charge

Stuffing

Vienna Boys

Comedians

A Child Is Born

Smorgasbord

Un-Sweet Revenge
 
Puzzle People
 
Truffle Trouble

Echoes and Shadows

Christmas Day

Bondage Day

Prawn Again Crustaceans

Breakfast Blitzkrieg

Stink

Kink

Wrap


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Click here to read Chapter One from Christmas at Leo's - Party Pooper Pepsi






COMING EVENTUALLY -


Book Six
Memoirs of a Houseboy
Revelations

Chapter List:

Home Again, Jiggety-Jig

 

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