[DWJ] author flirting
minnow at belfry.org.uk
Wed Jan 28 16:11:59 EST 2009
>> (Good lord, how old is he? He *can't* have been in the field for almost
>> forty years! For some reason I have 1963 as the year of his birth, and if
>> that's right he *can't* have got started much before the late seventies,
and Farah checked:
>Wiki says 1960, so 13 when Wilkin's Tooth came out. His first work was
>published in 1984 when he was 23.
I have got him mixed up with Fox, then, from an occasion they were
one-upping one another about age.
>So I exaggerate, but not much.
Fair enough and true for you. It just gave me a bit of a jolt thinking of
him as being old enough to have been in the biz. for forty years.
I mean, I know I am getting old and blind and deaf and a trifle ga-ga but...
 it's a quotation from (I think) an obscure children's book called *Ismo*.
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