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I moved from dank, dark North Manchester, U.K. to Karmiel, Western Galilee, Israel in March 2010. It is, believe me, one of the sunniest, loveliest towns on earth. With a background in local Jewish journalism I continue to write freelance. I manage several blogs, have  appeared on Technorati and Blogcritics and now contribute to the online magazine, 'Live Encounters'. My main blog is Alwayswriteagain (http://wwwalwayswriteagain.blogspot.com

Saturday, 3 December 2016

PerfectlyWritePoetry: Being Alone –Together!

PerfectlyWritePoetry: Being Alone –Together!: Israeli President Reuven Rivlin was abroad when his predecessor Shimon Peres died. So  perhaps his visit and important speech to the Ukra...

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Alwayswriteagain: Winter Arrives – a Week Too Late

Alwayswriteagain: Winter Arrives – a Week Too Late: Winter is beginning to make its presence felt in Israel. But only just and about seven days too late. If only the  hard blistrering winds...

Saturday, 26 November 2016

PerfectlyWritePoetry: As Great Men Leave The World ….

PerfectlyWritePoetry: As Great Men Leave The World ….: Among the flood of tributes to the late Cuban leader, Fidel Castro has been one at The Guardian newspaper where historian Richard Gott no...

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Alwayswriteagain: A Friendship That Rose Above Race

Alwayswriteagain: A Friendship That Rose Above Race: Rarely have I read so  many enthusiastic reviews of a book as those lavished upon Friendship   ** , the memoir of Sierre Leone-born  Franci...

Friday, 28 October 2016

Alwayswriteagain: U. S. in the Shadow of Kennedy’s Glare

Alwayswriteagain: U. S. in the Shadow of Kennedy’s Glare: Everyone then alive remembers where they were – what they were doing – when US President  John Kennedy was murdered. It was a terrifying p...

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

PerfectlyWritePoetry: A Living Will

PerfectlyWritePoetry: A Living Will: This poem was first written as part of a  story and has been published in its present form by Mark Ulyseas of   L ive Encounters Magazine ...

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Alwayswriteagain: What Will Larry and Kate Do Next?

Alwayswriteagain: What Will Larry and Kate Do Next?: South African-born software creator Daniel J Miller is not all he seems. So it’s no surprise that when he wears his other hat as writer, D...