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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, 14 December 2017

Alwayswriteagain: Past Simple, Present Imperfect!

Alwayswriteagain: Past Simple, Present Imperfect!: Monte Perepelkin was aged 30 when he learned he had been living on borrowed time. For 28 years! As he lay, first on a motocross arena trac...

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

The Importance of Royal Bananas …!

The Importance of Royal Bananas …!: Prince Harry is said to love bananas as much as  Meghan , so it’s no surprise that the lovebirds plan giving a banana flavoured cake star b...

Monday, 20 November 2017

Alwayswriteagain: More Style than Substance!

Alwayswriteagain: More Style than Substance!: Not my usual style! Few regular readers skimming this short note will be surprised to learn that I was out of my depth trying to make sense ...

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Alwayswriteagain: The Language of the #Metoomorphosis

Alwayswriteagain: The Language of the #Metoomorphosis: (With acknowledgement to Frank Kafka) Make no mistake: the day Harvey Weinstein woke up to discover he was a cockroach, we soon learned the...

Saturday, 4 November 2017

Alwayswriteagain: Short Stories, Long!

Alwayswriteagain: Short Stories, Long!: New York-born Fred Skolnik has lived in Israel for 54 years where he is probably best known as the prize-winning editor in chief of the 22-...

Sunday, 29 October 2017

Alwayswriteagain: Am I a Second-Class Citizen of My City?

Alwayswriteagain: Am I a Second-Class Citizen of My City?: After a break of some weeks I return to this blog with a stiff public complaint about how as an Anglo resident, I feel that I am treated as ...

Sunday, 17 September 2017

כתיבה וחתימה טובה

Very best wishes for a sweet and successful 5778 to all who are celebrating the Jewish New Year.


Natalie Wood and Brian Fink (Karmiel, Galilee, Israel).

(© Natalie Wood (17 September 2017)