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Audio Books, Documentaries, and More

While looking for something to watch online, I came across the documentary of Easy Riders, Raging Bulls, which is inspired by the book of the same name by Peter Biskind. Funnily enough I do have the audio book version on … Continue reading

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Magic in London: Whistling – Part Seven

Catch up on Magic in London here: https://ashleymanning.com/magic-in-london/ The stairs led down into darkness and Chuck was sure his legs would give way at any point and he would end up tumbling down into the darkness to never be found … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Playing Recently

When I haven’t been reading or writing, I’ve spent most of my free time playing Yakuza Kiwami 2. I’ve really enjoyed the Yakuza/Like a Dragon games I have played and am slowly making my way through them all. I played … Continue reading

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The Book Pile – Feb 2023

January is over, which both seemed to go quickly and slowly at the same time and we’re on to February. Before we get to the main post, I just wanted to share my latest short story that I published yesterday. … Continue reading

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Final Update – (Short Story)

The following was originally published on ‘The Daily Update’ website on the 14th July 2025. I have copied it here verbatim: First Contact – written by Samantha Collins By this point, most of you know my name, although you didn’t before … Continue reading

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