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And the award goes to…

The awards season is in full swing. iphone 6 quality case On Thursday I attended the Society of Authors Authors’ Awards and here’s my invitation to prove it:                           My initial reaction to being at such ceremonies is always a sense of disbelief, […]

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David Beckham

Achilles falls… Of all the hundreds of thousands of images we’ve had over the years of David Beckham, how tragic that this is the one that may well become the definitive, iconic one. For here, in his AC Milan shirt, on an Italian football field, during an inconsequential match, the lion-hearted ex-captain of England was […]

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Happy Birthday, Mum

This is for my mum who is 77 today.  Happy Birthday, Mum! December The year dwindles and glows to December’s red jewel, my birth month The sky blushes, and lays its cheek on sparkling fields. Then dusk swaddles the cattle, their silhouettes simple as faith. These nights are gifts, our hands unwrapping the darkness to […]

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