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My Corner My Refuge

“A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.” Virginia Woolf Isn’t that every aspiring writer’s dream regardless of gender? I grew up in a small village in the east of the … Continue reading

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Cheers And Happy New Year

“Man follows earth, earth follows sky, sky follows the way, the way follows nature. Don’t commit actions which go against the basic character of nature, don’t commit acts which should not be committed.” Gao Xingjian The New Year is around … Continue reading

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Try Again Fail Again Fail Better

“True life is lived when tiny choices are made. Tiny choices mean big changes. But it is only with infinitesimal change, changes so small no one else can even realize you’re making them, that you have any hope for transformation.” … Continue reading

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We All Make Choices In Life

When Barbara Cartland was asked if she thought anybody could write a book and have it published, she replied: “I can’t remember what it was, but I think it was called Wings of Love. I finished it, and sent it … Continue reading

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If They Only Wrote So Much Less

I read an interesting book recently called The Main, written by Trevanian, an author unknown to me. I had never heard of him before. A friend of mine, himself also a writer and a retired English teacher, recommended it to … Continue reading

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Conversation Part Four

It’s a cold snowy winter morning in Montreal. I sit at my desk hoping to continue my conversation. I have taken notes in my journal of all the points that I would like to tackle in my blog. I start … Continue reading

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An Ice Cream Cone So Big

Another year is coming to an end. I don’t know about you, but usually around this time of the year I get mixed feelings. It’s always sad to say goodbye, but at the same time there is this anticipation, the excitement … Continue reading

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