The Brexit Debacle

The ludicrous situation of Brexit threating to destroy the very existence of the UK begs one very significant question. How was it that the 2016 referendum was run in such a careless lack lustre way? For such a major constitutional change surely it should have been a minimum requirement that, apart from a simple majority, … More The Brexit Debacle

The minor characters in Brownout-666: or the real meaning of the swastika

Quite obviously it would not be practicable to discuss every minor character in the novel so I shall restrict my comments to the more important ones. Lina/Maria – the bargirl who kept her job hidden as much as possible. Lina was actually based on a number of girls I personally knew in that “fishing” village … More The minor characters in Brownout-666: or the real meaning of the swastika

The other major characters in Brownout-666

         Rate This The character of Marilyn Delgado, Rick’s love interest, is largely based on that of a young woman I once employed as a secretary. Many of Marilyn’s actions in the story are entirely fictional. Typical Filipina secretary at work Marilyn is a moderately devout Catholic but remains a physical person with the usual … More The other major characters in Brownout-666

Rick Daly, the central character in the novel

The central character, Rick Daly is a composite from many people I have known, along with some fictional elements. Portions of his makeup I have taken from myself but I would certainly disown some of the actions he undertakes during his journey of self-discovery. Some of his attributes are considerably more extreme and apparently somewhat … More Rick Daly, the central character in the novel

Chris Dawson, “The Teacher’s Pet and me

John Spencer, author of “Brownout-666: or the real meaning of the swastika” was a teacher at Sydney’s Cromer High School between 1979 and 1981 and personally knew many of the protagonists in this cold case probable murder and story of lust, schoolgirls, betrayal and improper sexuality that is currently grabbing headlines around the world and … More Chris Dawson, “The Teacher’s Pet and me

BROWNOUT – 666 A current and sexy story about the Philippines & why the world doesn’t tick

Rick Daly, an ex-school teacher in his prime, is a tenth man, one of those individuals who, through no apparent fault of their own, attract trouble and the blind wrath of authority. While attempting to honestly make his mark in one of the toughest business schools on earth, he meets, possesses and loses the woman … More BROWNOUT – 666 A current and sexy story about the Philippines & why the world doesn’t tick