Mark O’Connell

Collecting 007: Mark O’Connell

May 25th, 2016 by

Mark O’Connell, author of Catching Bullets: Memoirs of a Bond Fan, talks about Octopussy, Roger Moore clocks and other items in his Bond collection. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? June 1983. My father dragged me (not joking) almost kicking and screaming to see Octopussy at the local Odeon cinema. I […]

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Review: Catching Bullets by Mark O’Connell

October 8th, 2014 by

Can you imagine that soon after watching your first James Bond film you learnt your grandfather worked for Eon Productions? That’s exactly what happened to Mark O’Connell, who relates his story in Catching Bullets, reviewed here. Published back in 2012 in the lead up to Skyfall, I’d been meaning to get a copy of Catching Bullets by Mark […]

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