Category Archives: Writing

Purple Means Death

By Aurelia Ray MEDITERRANEAN AFFAIRS CORRESPONDENT Sea Life Journal (Phoenicia) “My name’s Valentine and I’m a Venus Comb Murex. That’s my picture that you can see there. Pretty good, huh? I’m part of a big family of sea snails that … Continue reading

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To Split or Not To Split? The Blogger’s Dilemma

I’ve been writing my blog now for over a year and, looking back at my ramblings, what conclusions can I draw? Firstly, being inside my head is scary. If my blog is an accurate reflection of my general day to … Continue reading

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Dystonia Girl Goes Under Cover

I am a spy. I’ve led a double life as a MI9 field agent for many a long year. Never heard of MI9? Good. It’s better that way. I can’t tell you much, but what I can tell you, is … Continue reading

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Smell the Sea

How do you describe things that you love? Theoretically, this should be easy-peasy, but is it? When I think of my child and how I would describe her, I find it hard to encapsulate the essence of such complexity, without … Continue reading

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Why I love The Spectator

This week, available reading matter has reached dangerously low levels, reducing me to reading washing powder packets, shampoo bottles and The Times. I urgently need a trip to the library and the charity shops to stock up on stuff to … Continue reading

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Writing For Journalists … and Other Books

Along with buying Vogue, today, I’ve started on the task of shifting read books from my bedside ‘table’. At the last count this stood at about twenty+ tomes covering theatre, art, various plays, crime, Biggles (in a class by himself), … Continue reading

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Vogue

Today, I bought a copy of Vogue magazine (UK, September 2013 edition). So, what’s unusual about that, you might ask? I stopped buying Vogue some years ago, as I felt the editorial quality had slipped, the photography was poor and … Continue reading

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