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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

Monday, 16 May 2016

PerfectlyWritePoetry: The Right to Write in a Small, Still Voice

PerfectlyWritePoetry: The Right to Write in a Small, Still Voice: Charles Adès Fishman is a Pulitzer Prize nominated Jewish poet who lives in the United States. Smita Sahay, young enough to be his daughter...

Sunday, 8 May 2016

PerfectlyWritePoetry: The DNA Election, 2016

PerfectlyWritePoetry: The DNA Election, 2016: With apologies to the Israeli poet, Zelda ( Shneurson Mishkowsky )       Everyone has a name for it. They imbibe it from their mum, ...

Thursday, 28 April 2016

PerfectlyWritePoetry: Few Bees; Many Bonnets!

PerfectlyWritePoetry: Few Bees; Many Bonnets!: Even as Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales was advising the world how to deliver Hamlet’s best known lines, I was reading an anthology of...

Friday, 8 April 2016

Alwayswriteagain: Yet Another Way to Leave Your Lover

Alwayswriteagain: Yet Another Way to Leave Your Lover: Fictional stories about domestic abuse always capture the public conscience. Why not? It happens so often in reality ,  imaginery versions s...

Sunday, 20 March 2016

Alwayswriteagain: Being Adam MacDonald …

Alwayswriteagain: Being Adam MacDonald …: Adam MacDonald is a Canadian  actor turned film director probably best known to his countrymen as the villain, Josh MacIntosh in the  popul...

Thursday, 10 March 2016

Alwayswriteagain: Deer Only Here for the Beer!

Alwayswriteagain: Deer Only Here for the Beer!: Israel’s Ayalim (‘Deer’) Ass ociation encourages young immigrants to live in the country’s less populated areas in the Galilee and the Ne...

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

PerfectlyWritePoetry: Israel: Poetic Friends and Enemas

PerfectlyWritePoetry: Israel: Poetic Friends and Enemas: I have just spent a fruitless half-hour searching for an English translation of any poetry by the Israeli witer, Benny Ziffer . But it’s as...