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Reader Manipulation, a Lesson from Steven James

Loved this post from a few years back, and decided it needed to resurface . . .

Reader manipulation is a writer’s tool for the experienced author, and Steven James illustrates just how experienced he is in his recent release, … 594 more words

Writing

The Queen will take pepper spray into audience with Trump say Palace.

In an unprecedented move, Buckingham Palace have announced that Her Majesty The Queen will be carrying a can of pepper spray when she meets President-elect, Donald Trump, for the first time following his inauguration. 194 more words

Humour

Let's Go Outside

It is 2017, George Michael is dead, the Queen is not, and I have been visited by a cold so appalling I’ve barely left the flat since New Year’s Day, not that that’s an enormous hardship. 503 more words

Bathing

A Princess Beatrice biography?

I’m thinking  of writing a  full Princess Beatrice Biography for a book. Not many people seem to know a lot about her or her charity work. 35 more words

Princess Beatrice

Queen Elizabeth II attends church after missing for 2 weeks due to cold

LONDON – Queen Elizabeth II has attended church near her rural Sandringham estate, after missing the previous two Sundays due to ill health.

The 90-year-old British monarch was applauded by well-wishers as she arrived by car at St. 105 more words

World

Former guardsman nearly shot the Queen?

It has been reported by Grant Tucker of The Times Diary that the Queen was almost shot by one of her guardsman during one of her night time walks around Buckingham Palace. 129 more words

Military

Ten 'Prophecies' for Society/Culture in 2017

Thanks to all who responded to the last post of 2016   I will try to heed your advice and requests.   After a few days break its time to begin again by looking forward to 2017..I am neither a prophet nor the son of a prophet, but as an observer of culture and society I would like to suggest that the following might be the main issues in this coming year. 1,468 more words

Politics