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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, 29 August 2015

PerfectlyWritePoetry: Reigns in Spain – Mainly All the Same!

PerfectlyWritePoetry: Reigns in Spain – Mainly All the Same!:   “Good Hamlet, cast thy nighted colour off, ....” ( Hamlet , Act 1 Scene 2 – Shakespeare) Yesterday, I posted  an item showing how the ...

Friday, 28 August 2015

PerfectlyWritePoetry: ‘Matis’ Affair Proves Jews Still Tried for Their B...

PerfectlyWritePoetry: ‘Matis’ Affair Proves Jews Still Tried for Their B...: On Sunday of this past week  Matisyahu , the US Jewish rap artist performed at the Rototom Sunsplash Festival in Benicassim, Spain amid hec...

Saturday, 22 August 2015

PerfectlyWritePoetry: At the Art Café, Tzfat

PerfectlyWritePoetry: At the Art Café, Tzfat: At the Art Café, Tzfat Last night I ate inside a painting.  The north light had long since fled, fearful of th...

Friday, 21 August 2015

Alwayswriteagain: The Love of Complete Contempt

Alwayswriteagain: The Love of Complete Contempt: “For thus hath the Lord said unto me: Go, set a watchman; let him declare what he seeth!” (Isaiah, 21:6) “I have said what I wanted to say...

Alwayswriteagain: A Glimpse of ‘The Threat Beneath’

Alwayswriteagain: A Glimpse of ‘The Threat Beneath’: Ilya Meyer Swedish-born Israel advocate, Ilya Meyer returns to Karmiel next month to discuss the second book in his thriller serie...

Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Alwayswriteagain: Naughty – but Nice!

Alwayswriteagain: Naughty – but Nice!: “Never”, advised writer Warren Sanford Lee , stabbing a slab of darkly luscious cake, “eat chocolate before you talk in public. It alters yo...

Saturday, 1 August 2015

Alwayswriteagain: A Most Sacred Circle of Friends

Alwayswriteagain: A Most Sacred Circle of Friends: About 155,000 people die around the world each day. But this crude figure seems like nothing when we’re faced with personal loss. Even  ho...