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Jerry Ayers in Paradise

I have many fond memories of my 19th year, spent almost entirely in Athens, Ga. 1984. A particularly vivid one is visiting Jerry Ayers at Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden. 1,336 more words

Eight Weeks.

She bled the aborted foetus eight weeks after it was conceived.

“Ball of tissue discharged after third round”, she texts her gynaecologist immediately after the portentous bleeding. 252 more words

I feel a powerful presence emerges, slowly taking its shape in front of me. Though shapeless, it’s stubborn and persistent. It’s growing large in height as I watch, overshadowing and blocking my view from what is. 123 more words


Thankful I'm Not There Yet 

I’ve had so many “when will it my time” moments over the past few years.

In college I worked so hard for my College newspaper, resulting in an award for investigative journalism. 806 more words



I’m in the process of drafting my memoir which is nothing like my first novel. Up till now I’ve only written fiction books. I’ve written countless articles and blog posts in my own voice but I’ve never written anything extended about my own life from my personal POV. 722 more words

With the Kisses of His Mouth by Monique Roffey REVIEW

With the Kisses of His Mouth by Monique Roffey
Published by Simon & Schuster UK
Published 1 January 2011
359 pages

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Book Review

raised by wolves - an appreciation

Recently, my best friend suggested I watch Raised by wolves. I might kiss her in thanks.* For the first time in my telly-watching life, I saw a family like mine. 1,218 more words