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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

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Alwayswriteagain: “We’re All Israelis”– Bedouin Envoy

Alwayswriteagain: “We’re All Israelis”– Bedouin Envoy: Israel’s first Bedouin diplomat attracted a record 80-plus crowd to the penultimate social event of the Karmiel Anglo community calendar bef...

Sunday, 28 June 2015

PerfectlyWriteFamilyTales: ‘The Price of Love’

PerfectlyWriteFamilyTales: ‘The Price of Love’: The day I proposed to Eunice was Saturday 20 July 1957. A big day for us during an exciting period for Britain. “Most of our people have n...

Saturday, 27 June 2015

Alwayswriteagain: Whistling in the Dark!

Alwayswriteagain: Whistling in the Dark!: Twenty-seven years ago, on Sunday 26  June 1988, I married my husband, Brian Fink . Now let’s look at other  world-changing events that h...

Thursday, 18 June 2015

Alwayswriteagain: Aching for the Past

Alwayswriteagain: Aching for the Past: I am no fan of National Novel Writing Month . It smacks too much of an international publishers’ promotion fest for my tastes. So it’s for...

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Alwayswriteagain: A Good Shepherd Who Loves Israel

Alwayswriteagain: A Good Shepherd Who Loves Israel: In what is being regarded as a  triumph for both sides, ESRA Karmiel is to host a lecture by Israel’s first Bedouin diplomat. Moreover, I...

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

PerfectlyWritePoetry: Poetic Slivers from a Dreary Slice of Life

PerfectlyWritePoetry: Poetic Slivers from a Dreary Slice of Life: I’ve never attended a Jewish funeral (‘ memorial ’) service  that has started with a secular poem and included the universal Lord’s Prayer ...