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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

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...

Alwayswriteagain: A Betrayal Beyond Compare

Alwayswriteagain: A Betrayal Beyond Compare: Dr Harold Shipman was Britain’s most notorious and prolific serial killer. No wonder former High Court Judge Dame Janet Smith , who chair...

Sunday, 6 March 2016

PerfectlyWriteFamilyTales: ‘Give It a Rest - Bitch Face!’

PerfectlyWriteFamilyTales: ‘Give It a Rest - Bitch Face!’:   Scientists  now say that the emotion they term  ‘Resting Bitch Face’ is real. This is where “ subtle facial expressions like a slightly ...