LIFE BEGINS TO SUCK AT 40 by Bill Greenhead (aka StiK) out now

Dec. 14, 2006 – Here’s the authors’ foreword on the book:

“As you’ve probably guessed, I have recently turned 40. It’s a milestone. People will tell you. “Life Begins at 40”. Unfortunately, I do not share this view, you see, I’d prefer to be 30. It all started for me when I was about 22. I was out socializing with friends when I started feeling my left leg going numb. Fearing the worst, I made my excuses any hobbled off home. Walking seemed to make it deteriorate even more, so when I finally made it to the couch I was in a right state.

It wasn’t until I undid my 28 inch baggy trousers that it all became horribly clear to me as the wet sensation of blood ran into my buttocks, I realized my trousers were too tight. My blood had been cut off from my leg by the forces of my expanding trunk.The heady days of the 28 inch waist had passed me by. My waistline was putting its foot down and accelerating. From there on in, it was downhill all the way.”

About the Author:

Bill Greenhead, who publishes his books, calendars, illustrations and cartoons as StiK, lives in Maidstone in England and has had his work appear in Just 17, Punch, Daily Express, Daily Mirror, Daily Star, FHM, Green magazine, PC Pro, The Times, The Telegraph, News of the World, OECD Observer and Big Breakfast. Bill has also won the Nexus award 2 years running. His other book titles include 101 Uses for a Pair of Bollocks, The Impractical Guide to Having Babies, The PianoWorld series, Animal Avengers and Dynamite Summer.

Bill has recently completed a Newgrounds film, which can be viewed at:

He also has his own online shop:

….and has started a LIFE BEGINS TO SUCK AT 40 blog:

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