Tag Archives: Colin Falconer

CELINE DION’S HOT DOGS GO ON

This guy always has me creased up on the floor. If you’re not from the UK, you might have some difficulty at first with the accent, but it’s worth hanging in, he’s a very funny man:   Personally, I always … Continue reading

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AZTEC COOK WINS HISTORICAL MASTERCHEF!

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ETERNAL LIFE, MAN-EATING ANTS, STRINGY NOODLES – HOLD THE TOMATOES

Somehow western culture has equated the word Mongol with ‘barbarian’. There is no doubt the Golden Horde that invaded Europe during the thirteenth century was savage, but that overlooks the comparable excesses of western armies at the time; think the … Continue reading

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CLEOPATRA, daughter of the Nile

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RAW, SEXY AND DANGEROUS

I fell in love with Asia from the moment I got off a plane in Jakarta when I was 22 years old. The wall of heat, the chaos, the ripe scents, the bedlam of it all. It was raw, sexy … Continue reading

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WHEN CASABLANCA WAS IN TURKEY

Istanbul. It was Byzantium to the Romans, Constantinople to Justinian when he built his masterpiece, the Sancta Sophia. Later, Ottoman conquerors built the great mosques that still soar above the Golden Horn. The Tower of Justice rises from the cypress … Continue reading

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HOW NOT TO MURDER ELEVEN PEOPLE

You have eleven unarmed people imprisoned in a house. Six are women, one is a child. The state’s local resources are at your entire disposal, including an execution team. Considering you have the right psychopathic tendencies, murdering them and hiding … Continue reading

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WHY IS LOVE?

Someone said to me recently: there’s always a love story in your novels. They said it as if that was a surprise. Is it because I’m a guy? It’s true that in many commercial novels and Hollywood films written by … Continue reading

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Where I Met My First Opium Caravan

I encountered my first opium caravan in the jungle somewhere north of a place called Fang, in Thailand. To this day I cannot find it on the map. The only spare rooms were in the local brothel. My mate’s girl … Continue reading

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JAMES CLAVELL MEETS THE GODFATHER

I have an offer for you this week. Join my mailing list and you’ll get a free e-copy of OPIUM, the first in the 5 book OPIUM series. I’m making this offer to subscribers on my list for a limited … Continue reading

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