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This death bed scene

Posted by Simon Parke, 17 Oct 2017

We face more death now; but many of us face it less supported by meaning.

We cannot avoid death, even if we wish to.

The death of those we know, and maybe love; but more frequently, celebrity deaths on social media…

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Simon Bowel

Posted by Simon Parke, 16 Oct 2017

I don’t wish to limit my global reach, but there are reasons not to read any further.

To stop reading right now.

For instance, I suggest you don’t continue if you’re just tucking into a sandwich or sausage roll…

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There are other seas

Posted by Simon Parke, 12 Oct 2017

Sometimes, the decisions and lives of others impact on us in a way they don’t realise.

It feels like we are caught in the wake of their decisions, a small boat rocking in the water.

They make a choice and, maybe unknowingly, their decision affects us…

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Cover of The Indecent Death of a Madam

My latest novel in the Abbot Peter murder mystery series, The Indecent Death of a Madam, is published on 21 September by Marylebone House. What brings together the Stormhaven Etiquette Society, Model Services (the town’s only brothel) and Bybuckle Asylum, a desolate shell on the seafront that housed over 700 mental patients prior to the dubious dream of ‘care in the community’? A cold-blooded execution that both shocks and confounds.

Simon's Mindful Lifebelts app

Mindful Lifebelts is an app to help when life is difficult; or preferably, to prevent it becoming so. The short meditations come in both written and audio form, spoken by Simon.
 
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