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Feb.16.2010
A photographic portrait of the late Benjamin Arnold Guppy, entitled 'Old Blue Eyes', went on display at The Tata Gallery of Modern Art in Sea View this weekend, much to the annoyance of his widow, Patricia Enid Guppy, who has been campaigning tirelessly to prevent the work from going on show. The...
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Dec.31.2009
Before I go on, I'd like to wish everyone a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year! Now for my news. For some time now (more or less from when 'The Wonderful Demise of Benjamin Arnold Guppy' came out), I've been asked if there will be a sequel... and when it's likely to be available. Well, I can...
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Nov.19.2009
I spent this evening at Waterstone's in Weston-super-Mare, signing books as part of the launch of late night shopping at the Sovereign Centre.  I like book signings. They're tiring and they make my bum, jaw, teeth and ankles ache, but I get to meet the people who are reading my books... I get...
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Nov.06.2009
I was quite taken aback by myself today. Ever since my books first came out, I've been so busy working on other projects that I haven't really had much time to sit back and take in what's been going on around me. The books have had great reviews, and I've been very happy about that, in the few...
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Oct.25.2009
The Rare and Unusual Varieties department of the Sea View Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association has today announced that a new variety of turnip has finally been grown that is fit to carry the Benjamin Arnold Guppy name - the Brassica Benjamina Guppicus. The new variety is slightly larger than...
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Sep.25.2009
Sold at a recent Sotheby's auction for a whopping great big £2.36, and now in the hands of a private collector. Reproduced here for the first time, I give you two more lost poems by the late Benjamin Arnold Guppy. 'Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me' Why hast thou forsaken me,When I love you oh so much,How...
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Sep.22.2009
I was in Birmingham last Saturday, signing copies of 'The Wonderful Demise of Benjamin Arnold Guppy' at Borders in the Bull Ring. The signing was a special one for two reasons. Firstly, I was born and brought up in Birmingham, so going back was like going home. I've moved around a fair bit and...
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Aug.22.2009
Previously published in the 'Splendiferously Important Homes of Her Majesty's British Isles' edition of Her Ladyshipness Magazine. 'How to dress your bookshelves so they achieve maximum impact when viewed from the street' It is not good enough that those fortunate enough to be given an audience...
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Jul.11.2009
Previously published in the 'Splendiferously Important Homes of Her Majesty's British Isles' edition of 'Her Ladyshipness Magazine'. It is of the utmost importance that a lady decorate her home in a manner befitting her station in life. That is why, regardless of whether or not you dwell within a...
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Jun.29.2009
Floss Littleworth hit the news again this weekend as she announced that the secret diaries of Benjamin Arnold Guppy will be going under the hammer at Bonhams at the end of July, much to the annoyance of his widow whose attempts to block the sale have proven futile. Hoping to inspire interest, Miss...