Hi, my name’s Barry O’Leary and I’m an author.

There, I said it.

It can be hard to admit that I’m an author some days, but today is a good day, so telling the world about my passion feels great. 

They say you are what you eat. Well, I say you are what you read. Since the majority of what I read is funny, apart from the occasional horror romance or superhero comic, I write humorous contemporary fiction. I prefer to write funny novels because that’s how my brain works.

I also have a travel autobiography book about when I was young, free and foolish, and travelled the world attempting to teaching English as a foreign language to various students in far off lands. 

On my website you’ll find links to my books (click on the link up there which says Books). Once you click on the links and you’ll be taken to another page that will ask you to part with some cash to be entertained (he says) for up to 5/6 hours, depending on the book length and how quick you read, or how much you fancy skipping through (it’s okay, I skip through people’s novels too).

If you find yourself actually interested in my words, or even chuckling away to what happens to my characters, then the best way is to follow me is by signing up to my newsletter.

Why sign up to my newsletter?

novel set in Seville
Me by the River Guadalquivir.

You can sign up here: my newsletter. There are 3 reasons why you should.

1. The FIRST 4 CHAPTERS of my first novel set in Seville: Falling for Flamenco: Love and Flamenco in Seville.

2. Free pdf guide on Things to do in Seville and Ultimate guide to Semana Santa in Seville.

3. You’ll be the first to know about my latest books. For example, my new book will hopefully be out at the start of January 2019. It’s called It Takes Two to Flamenco.

Sign up here. Just in case you missed the one above.

You can also check out my blog where you’ll find information, inspiration, and entertaining views on living in Spain. I do love living here – he says, trying to convince himself – but only after a long battle to feel settled. To be fair, it’s only since becoming a father to two Spanish kids that Seville feels like home. Before that, I tried every opportunity to escape, but a certain senorita kept me here with her mysterious ways – that and her excellent cooking skills.

What are my most popular blogs?

These are my most popular blog, in no specific order.

Things to do in Seville

Romantic things to do in Seville

Why I hate living in Spain, sometimes!

21 days without your wife as pneumonia hits

Rota: My dream place to escape and become a professional writer.

The long battle to become a full-fledged expat

Ultimate Guide to Semana Santa

Is Spain the noisiest country on Earth?

Do you get treated unfairly as a foreigner?

Does being an expat corrupt your mind?

That’s all for now. Hope you enjoying reading.

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