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My Mother’s Diaries

Photo courtesy of Archivist magazine. When my mother died in 2004, three months after my father, I was convinced they’d hatched a plot to disappear on yet another unaffordable fancy cruise. In their 57 years together, they’d never spent more … Continue reading

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Internet Dating is HELL 8

Touch me  I’ve given up, I’m going to pay for it. Not sex, although that was suggested to me a few years ago, when I was single and researching Male Escorts for a novel. I was shocked. ‘Weren’t you worried … Continue reading

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Internet Dating is HELL 2

    Fig A?                                           Fig B?                        Fig C? … Continue reading

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Testimonials

  Otherwise known as blowing your own trumpet but be reassured that others, as nervous and sceptical as you, have survived my classes and enjoyed and benefited by my writing and encouragement. And there is always homemade cake…or good cheese…or … Continue reading

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Creative Writing and Drinking Salon

Where and when? Every Wednesday evening 8 – 9.30pm in Stoke Newington, N16 What? Unique workshops that give you space and encouragement to write down your life in notebook form, to re-discover the power of pen on paper and the … Continue reading

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Why I do what I do now

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Desert Island Discs

  Listening to Jasvinder Sanghera on Desert Island Discs reminded me of a short story I wrote on my MA course at UCF. ‘Dad, I’m leaving. This morning I watched your friend Lawrence, as he cycled past on the towpath. … 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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