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All I Want Is A Peaceful World…and A Pork Pie! – Just Published on Kindle

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It's finally available for instant download on Kindle at Amazon.com- the next part of Ray's story picks up as Ray returns to Liverpool and is finally reunited with his family after six years. … [Read more]

Liverpool FC – You’ll Never Walk Alone

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Scouse Humour "Liverpudlians" are known for their quick wit. Many say the humor comes from the severe hardships endured by the primarily working class people of Liverpool through the decades. In … [Read more]

Change This – Check That…Daylight Saving Time

As we are coming up on that dreaded Sunday when we make the switch to Daylight Savings Time and "Spring Forward" as they say here in the US, or more importantly lose an hours sleep as I see it, I was … [Read more]

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Before the Last All Clear never started out being written as a book in the traditional sense of things. Ray Evans hadn't written anything even remotely approaching "creative" since he left school at … [Read more]

The King’s Speech & Our George’s too…

Colin Firth as George VI in The King's Speech

I saw the movie The King's Speech last night and found it enjoyable and very interesting. As I sat there watching the film, I couldn't help thinking about my late brother George, how he suffered … [Read more]

Fear of Flying!

We're off to England in a few weeks to attend our eldest Grandson's wedding; something we've been looking forward to all year. The only snag is - I'm not and never have been overly keen on flying. … [Read more]

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"Before the Last All Clear - by Ray Evans"

Synopsis During World War II around three and a half million British people were evacuated away from possible air raids in the big cities in one of the largest social upheavals Great Britain has … [Read more]

Ray Evans on WHRO – What Matters


This Thanksgiving finds many families telling family stories at the dinner table.  Some stories are tall tales and others are rich chapters of extraordinary experience. On this episode of What … [Read more]

My Introduction to Blogging…

So my daughter’s been working on developing this new website and she tells me now we’re going to put a “blog” on there. Well of course I’m sitting here asking her what the heck is a “blog” when it’s … [Read more]

VIP Event – Muscarelle Museum, College of William & Mary to benefit The Arc-GW

The Muscarelle Museum hosted author Ray Evans at an event to benefit the Arc of Greater Williamsburg.  The Muscarelle Museum at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, provided a wonderful … [Read more]