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The Power of Writing It Down

Because I’m far too often attached to social media, because I sometimes have a rubbish diet, drink too much and exercise too little, because I live too much indoors on my own and not enough outdoors – especially at this … Continue reading

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Breast is Best- Breast Cancer Part 2

The thing about breasts, my breasts, is that I associate them with my kids. Not sex. I never had tits until I was 16. I remember a projection evening in Basingstoke, circa 1966. An image from me on a beach … Continue reading

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Internet Dating is HELL 5

It’ll happen when you’re not looking… Morocco, 2007 I certainly wasn’t looking when I met my ex in the old-fashioned way. Three mad years after my husband died, when my self-destructive tendencies had reached their zenith and I’d started inflicting … Continue reading

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Why I do what I do now

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The Things They Tell You…

Some quotes on writing…  [See key at the end for the guilty party] No one ever makes it alone. MG The best books emerge from the strongest convictions. DB Good story ideas seem to come quite literally out of nowhere, … Continue reading

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A Personal Perspective on Bereavement

This is the talk I delivered today, 8 July 2011, at The 7th Annual Barts And The London NHS Trust Bereavement Conference. Thank you to everyone. Hi, my name is Elaine Kingett and I am a widow. Now, let’s be honest. … Continue reading

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