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International Writer's Magazine: Our 12th Year - June 2011
|Fully fledged kick in the head
Sleepless on the bed, jetlagged in a daze. Checked in to the hotel. Filled in this form, that form and got my key. My very own piece of metal. Personal passport to solitude.
Having paid the money for an afternoon and night in the townships with some trepidation, I wonder whether I’ll be pleasantly surprised or just mortified?
Choosing Wine in France
I had a premonition that to buy wine in Lyon would be a different experience. And I was not let down.
News from Nowhere: Going Gonzo on the Gold Coast of Ghana
John M Edwards
John M. Edwards Battles Golf-Ball-Sized Bugs and Meets Seasoned Adventurers Skilled in the Art of Bad Trips
Full Circle along the Mother Road
In the heat of an American summer, in the wake of the Great Recession, we set out on a road trip west with Sophie, Helena, Fiona, and Violet
A pilgrimage to Mecca
High-minded, upright, gracious, dignified, stately, awesome pictures travelling between my body, mind and soul, it's inexplicable
The Courtship of Chris Christie
Desperate Republicans Beg New Jersey Governor to Beat Obama
Christie has been governor for a little over a year and has done so in the very opposite manner of quietly.
Who will control Somali Pirates?
Marianne de Nazareth
Every once in a while for a week there will be stories on CNN, IBN, the BBC, or in our regular mainstream print media about a ship being attacked off the coast of Somalia and taken hostage.
Time's Up in Spain
There is mayhem within the Socialist Party (PSOE) whilst the opposition sits back and contemplates its navel.
Shan Refugees in Malaysia
(Parts 2 & 3)
For many Shan, suffering inside of Burma, escaping to Malaysia would be an unobtainable dream
Peaceful Withdrawal with Honor (Part 1)
Last Days in Saigon
Tet was the beginning of my own defeat in Vietnam
Newsletter from Marrakech – City of Contrasts
Summer was even too hot for the birds to lift their wings
|Into the Wind – Engine Free Flying in Southern California
Amelia Earhart once said, “Adventure is worthwhile in its self.” This belief encouraged me to try the engine-free flight options in southern California
If I Can Do It, You Can Do It
I bought proper running shoes for the first time this year; the cheap variety. Even at that point the thought of running half a marathon in China was unreal
On Mayan Time
Silence surrounded us as we were the only souls present that day. Energy vibrated with centuries of history buried deep within every crevice.
Share strawberries in Berlin
Marianne de Nazareth
Discover Berlin in Springtime
The Next Big Backpacker Destinations
Adventurous budget travellers will go to places that remain untouched by package deals
So much to interest on my journey round the hidden corners of this beautiful county
Postcard from Soweto, January 1999
Memories of a homestay in South Africa
Morality and the Chemical Defense in the USA
Eddie saw her coming, red and white jumper like an old fashioned sweet. Big red hoops earrings, jeans, hair tied back in a pony tail. What she always wore for her lesson
The Hour approaches.
A few deep breaths may do the trick
Parker had always thought that the summer heat in Sacramento made every bad thing that happened ten times worse, which was the way he now felt about his wife.
“I'm secretly in love with a married man.”
“Hurry, that construction crew won’t be here all day. Cholo, stop playing with that makeup and look for jewelry.”
The sun was already up in the sky and the earth was feeling its warmth. I was on the way from my village Guniagrahara towards the city
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|Life, Literature and the Europeans
It is a wet and dreary Sunday morning. Cool rain trickling down, birds chirping, green everywhere. The May long weekend – a bank holiday, as the English would say. And I find myself in a very unusual position, reading European literature
The Nemesis that also faced Sylvia Plath
This is how I remember Helen Maartens. The Magi with their camels and the Owl House; their tethers tug like flame at my heartstrings and I wonder about her wounds, her coy magical healing, did she ever prepare a delicious, warm cake for her friend, that social worker that Fugard spoke so highly of
fleas have little fleas upon their backs to bite 'em and little fleas have lesser fleas ...ad infinitum - Augustus de Morgan
exploring life or its approximation
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