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JUST BEEN RUBY WAXED

Ruby Wax is an inspiration to women of my generation, no wait... judging by the wide-ranging ages of both men and women in the audience last night, she is an inspiration to us all.  She is innately funny, down to earth and compassionate, in fact, she is a role model on how to be human.  I am enlighted, Ruby, thank you.

JERSEY WRITERS SOCIAL GROUP: Juanita Shield-Laignel

It's Easter Saturday and I'm on a roll. I would like to introduce you to another of my Jersey Writer's Group members, Juanita Shield-Laignel, features writer and editor for The Jersey Life.

JERSEY WRITERS SOCIAL GROUP: Dreena Collins

I am fortunate enough to be a member of the Jersey Writer’s Social Group. We meet once a week to toss ideas around and get friendly feedback from other members on our own writing. We all share a love of writing and there is nothing quite like hanging out with like-minded people. We also share the same ambition, to see our work in print. Some of our members have already been published and Dreena Collins is one of them.

Alison Moyet – Divine Intervention

Alison Moyet is still a force to be reckoned with. Her drive and passion about her music resulted in a powerful performance in Jersey last night which got fans to their feet and feeling the ages they were in 1984 when a solo Moyet divinely intervened in their music sphere.

Writing No-go Areas: Politics, Religion, and Sex

I've learned by experience that one misconstrued adjective about a leading politician, even in jest, leads to the loss of hundreds of  Social Media followers.  And where would we be without our Social Media friends?

As Brexit looms, hard or soft, who knows? It is very tempting to let rip about how I feel about the UK leaving the EU.  I live in Jersey, Channel Islands, our rock nestles off the coast of mighty France.  So close you can almost smell the freshly baked croissants.  If I shout, bon matin tout le monde from our north coast, I can expect to hear a rallying cry of bonjour mon ami echoing back across the 14 mile stretch of La Manche (English Channel) that separates us.  Jersey may not be politically entwined with the UK, but I feel we are bracing ourselves for less of the bon accord we have so enjoyed for many years.

Encore JADC – A Trio of One-Act​ Plays

The JADC have been back in action this week in The Studio at Jersey's Opera House.  This time without a full-blown orchestra and without a full ensemble.  Just a few props, in an intimate setting and some of the stalwarts of the club acting alongside some of its newer members.

Baby Boomer with Poles in Potato Field

Just a crazy old Baby Boomer with a cute dog, carrying a couple of poles

COUNTDOWN TO KESWICK – Beaching It

Even Cassie the Blog Dog was feeling the pace after yesterday's sherpa experience.

COUNTDOWN TO KESWICK – A Stroll around Queen’s Valley

There is something very calming about water and there is a unique stillness in Queen's Valley.

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