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A woman's place is everywhere

By Stephanie Dale, The Write Road (As appears in The Country Web Number 61)

Incredible, isn’t it, the way a house can absorb significant numbers of people? 1,900 more words

Rural Women

My brother, my son

I live in a glorious place. Last night moonbeams tickled my toes as I lay half asleep. It was so quiet I could hear the trees thinking – silhouettes with silver edges outside my bedroom window. 297 more words

Sisters and the sea

There’s a special place on the horizon where the land meets the sky. The place of sun and moon rising and setting. This is the first time I have realised that my remote inland location and a beach have anything in common. 295 more words

Lifting the lid

I have always loved writing.

As a small child I was encouraged to write poems at school. Dad took my hand-written efforts to his office and had them typed up for me. 156 more words

Circle of souls

Trees are such a big part of my story, the things that stand out in my childhood memories.

In my mind’s eye I am walking under the canopy of a beech wood, fresh with the new greenness of spring leaves. 222 more words

Sue Akers

Murdoch's UK Unit Could Face Corporate Hacking Charges.

LONDON — London police are actively investigating Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper business for possible criminal violations over allegations of phone-hacking and illegal payments to public officials by its journalists, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters. 507 more words

Crime News.

Leveson Inquiry: Prison officers 'paid thousands by journalists'

Two prison officers at separate high security UK jails were allegedly paid thousands of pound by journalists, the Leveson Inquiry heard today.

Sue Akers, the Metropolitan police’s deputy assistant commissioner and head of the investigations into allegations of phone hacking, said journalists from Trinity Mirror, News International and Express Newspapers publications were allegedly implicated in the affair. 246 more words