MT McGuire Books

How a battery charger saved my bacon …

Posted May 12, 2018 and visited 674 times, 1 so far today

…And the danger of over confidence when coupled with good intentions. This week, I was going to talk a little more about happiness being a state of mind, but I only have a few minutes to do this in so it’s more of a dump it and leg it! It’s been a busy week with a bank holiday at the beginning, a weekend away […]

Sleigh that again?

Posted March 4, 2018 and visited 981 times, 1 so far today

On sledging/tobogganing.

The Pool‐eyed Lady

Posted February 10, 2018 and visited 373 times, 2 so far today

A light one this week, a quick extract from one of my Non fiction things, Setting Tripwires for Granny and other Tall Family Tales. I hope you enjoy it. The Pool‐eyed Lady Every family has its ghost story and it seems mine is no exception. Indeed, just to be enthusiastic we have two but they are about […]

Excerpt from one of the W.I.P.s #amwriting #comedybooks

Posted October 14, 2017 and visited 894 times, 1 so far today

This week, another joyous example of the logic of children. The children in question being me and my brother. This is also another story that will be making it into my family stories book: Setting Tripwires for Granny (and other tall family tales). And yes, as per, neither my brother nor I is reflected in the […]

Searching for the truth, at all costs #TallFamilyTales

Posted September 16, 2017 and visited 1488 times, 3 so far today

As you will learn from reading this account, I was a perfectly horrible child in many respects and few stories reflect me in a poorer light than the one I am about to share. Sometimes the difference between genius and madness is failure. Other times, it’s a simple case of the idea being crap. This is the tale of an […]