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May.25.2011 - 12:17 pm
A Painful Post Mortem: A Novel
The new baby, who wasn’t new anymore, had whooping cough and a hole in her ear.  Per-four-eight-ed ear-drum, Mummy called it.  She cried a lot, the baby, every day and all night...
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Dec.30.2009 - 4:24 pm
“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city,” said George Burns.     With the frenzy of Christmas still upon us, many may agree.  But then...
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Dec.23.2009 - 1:38 pm
I suppose, when your husband of fifteen years walks out on you on Christmas morning, you believe it's going to have a lasting, and devastating, effect.  You think, as you watch...
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Oct.16.2009 - 3:55 am
You're an author and you have a book to sell. Selling in bookshops is one thing; selling online another. You have a question: which is superior, social media or search engines...
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Mel Menzies reviews
Skilfully handled, interlinking present tense narrative with third/past point of view – and oh boy, how it adds texture and dimension! Characterisation is strong and well balanced...