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SarahJane

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2010-07-14

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Writer, dreamer, schemer and marketing puke... my charmed life is an endless series of fortuitous accidents.

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A journey through ink.

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the final mystery is oneself

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Occasionally I ponder life's mysteries, let off a little steam... this is it!

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Other Tags: life, fiction, writing, publishing, second life

Life, weightloss, exercise and reward - A journey!

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Latest Blog Posts

  • Went the Day well?On 6 February 1918, The Times newspaper published Four […]...
  • An Anecdotal Tribute
    on Aug 18, 2014 in Mel cassidy johnny cash love Ruby
    "Oh Ruby....Don't take your love to town..."...
  • The Housewives of Park Avenue
    on Jul 2, 2014 in Mel America Armenian housewives women
    These are the Women of Park Avenue. Battered by religious war, forced to leave their lives abroad in the land of milk and honey, and left to work in sweat houses.
  • Remembrance
    on Aug 14, 2013 in Mel bird cardinal death memorial remembrance
    "Deep in December, our hearts should remember, and follow. Follow, follow, follow, follow..."...
  • Hairbrush
    on Aug 3, 2013 in Sj hairbrush loving it purring
    Gentlemen, let me let you into a little secret… w […]...
  • If music be the food of love…
    on Apr 13, 2013 in Sj eccentricity flute love music
    … It would be as well to remember that I come from a long line of medieval court poisoners. Music has always been in this family. My great-grandfather established the family business in Bayham Street, Camden Town in 1883. Piano parts. The bits...
  • Spring Fever"The phrase "Tattoos on My Soul" ran through my head. Wasn't writing about that topic the reason for my starting My Ink Project with Sj back in 2011?"...
  • It’s War!
    on Jan 3, 2013 in Sj
    I’ve been fascinated by all matters military since I was a fairly small child. My father was a Normandy Veteran, a sergeant in the Royal Corps of Signals. Something he generally kept to himself. The war, World War II, was something that he foun...
  • Early Character Lessons
    on Sep 17, 2012 in Sj character dog trouble
    I am an only child. I mention this purely in the spirit that what follows may not make a whole heap of sense to those who come from large human (and I stress ‘human’) families. When I was born, my parents already had a fur-child. Pepper,...
  • Shame?
    on Sep 10, 2012 in Mel
    Shame On Me?   The past several weeks have been tumultuous, at best. I have debated back and forth about whether or not to write about the experience, but in the end, my virtuous side won. Why shouldn’t I tell my story? It’s fascinat...
  • The SisterhoodIf you are at all like me, you forgot about the majority of the people you went to high school with by the end of your first semester of college. If you didn’t attend University or ever leave home, I’ll give you a year or two to catch up.
  • Kentucky
    on Jun 23, 2012 in Sj
    I have a confession to make. I love American people. I have never met an American who isn’t a thoroughly decent, charming and wonderful person. So they are not very good at picking politicians, but neither are we. The ordinary people are just l...
  • CAFFEINE!!
    on Apr 16, 2012 in Sj coffee
    I fell in love with Black Coffee when I was fourteen years old. Up until then, my forays into the taste of coffee had always been accompanied by milk and sugar. Trust me, this is a mistake. I have never been overly fond of the taste of cow, when I wa...
  • Eating Love
    on Apr 3, 2012 in Mel Armenian blog butter Easter feast
    "In a way, we really aren't just what we eat, but what we touch and breath, and how and where we live. Humans are amazing creatures, but we all have tiny flaws..."...
  • Tagging the Co-Producer: Alex Cutler
    on Mar 24, 2012 in Theme writing
    What piece of advice for aspiring writers would you think most crucial? In my opinion, all advice to writers tends to be reductionist in nature, attempts to decomplexify a complex and mysterious combination of factors that bear on the process, and &...
  • Tagging the Co-Producer: Alex Cutler
    on Mar 24, 2012 in Theme writing
    What piece of advice for aspiring writers would you think most crucial? In my opinion, all advice to writers tends to be reductionist in nature, attempts to decomplexify a complex and mysterious combination of factors that bear on the process, and &...
  • Dead MenToday was truly amazing. Richard Pierce had his book launch at the Natural History Museum. I knew it was going to be amazing, because Richard is one of those rare authors who have actually been involved with the places that they are talking about, no...
  • The writer/director: revealed
    on Feb 22, 2012 in Theme
    What piece of advice for aspiring writers would you think most crucial? Write every day.  Never stop.  Never slack off. Revising/editing: labor of love or torture tour? Both.  Revising/re-writing feels evil until you look back upon an earlier dr...
  • The writer/director: revealed
    on Feb 22, 2012 in Theme
    What piece of advice for aspiring writers would you think most crucial? Write every day.  Never stop.  Never slack off. Revising/editing: labor of love or torture tour? Both.  Revising/re-writing feels evil until you look back upon an earlier dr...
  • Reading Matters
    on Feb 14, 2012 in Sj Chaucer screenplay writing
    Ever since I first learned to read books have enthralled and fascinated me in a way that almost nothing else has. I have had a love affair with the printed word since I used to fall asleep reading them. Despite admonitions from my mother about ruinin...

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