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The Slightly Odd World of Phil · 5d ago

Someday My Prints Will Come

I don't know about you (well, obviously I don't, I'm not even sure who you are) but Amazon and their associates have the happy knack of pleasantly surprising me.For example, I've recently be...
The Slightly Odd World of Phil · 2W ago

Hi-Tech on a Low Budget

This month's Derby Telegraph 'nostalgedy' article is all about how some very small technological advances can make a big difference to your working life, particularly in the 1970s.You can fi...
The Slightly Odd World of Phil · 1M ago

An Early Christmas Present

This month's Derby Telegraph article strays into the territory of romance!  If it ever appears on the Derby Telegraph website (which I doubt) I'll post the link here but, until then, here's ...
The Slightly Odd World of Phil · 2M ago

Chocolate bar gave inspiration for theme of Philip's new book

I'm delighted that the Derby Telegraph has been able to feature my new collection of 'nostalgedy' stories in today's edition.  You can find the online version here and below is the print edi...
The Slightly Odd World of Phil · 2M ago

A Strange Kind of Union

November's Derby Telegraph article, hot off the press (if they have such things nowadays) tells of my brief flirtation with militancy ;-)You can find the whole sordid story on the Derby Tele...
The Slightly Odd World of Phil · 3M ago

All I want for Christmas is...

...the two latest books by Philip Whiteland?Well, why not?A Christmas Cracker  at the giveaway seasonal price of just 99p (or equivalent)Are you ITCS yet? For those who don't know, we're tal...
The Slightly Odd World of Phil · 3M ago

The Wreck Revisited

Back in February, 2013, I posted an excerpt from this article which originally appeared in my first book 'Steady Past Your Granny's'.  On reflection, I thought I had perhaps been a bit mean-...
The Slightly Odd World of Phil · 3M ago

It's Halloween and it's out there!

Published today (31st October, 2017) and what better day for a book called "The Things You See..."?Philip’s back with a fifth collection of stories, both ‘nostalgedy’(a mixture of nostalgia ...
The Slightly Odd World of Phil · 3M ago

Making Waves on the Radio

This month's Derby Telegraph article in which I put the 'oik' into work!This is the unedited version of the article:I mentioned, in a previous article, that I now had a companion in my offic...
The Slightly Odd World of Phil · 4M ago

The Things You See...

Delighted to say this new book in the 'nostalgedy' series is now available for pre-order, prior to the publication date of 31st October, 2017 (what other date could you have for something ca...