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    Chapter 14. There was, what turned out to be,...

    Chapter 14.

    There was, what turned out to be, a farewell dinner the next evening with Aaron and Zaynab. The venue surprisingly was not the yacht in the Zaitunay Bay Harbour, but the Babel...
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    How Do You Write?

    How Do You Write?



    Working on the assumption, (whether correct or not), that most Lit Netters are not only avid readers, but writers as well; I was wondering regards the various personal...
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    Wait until you throw in the different...

    Wait until you throw in the different pronunciations!

    My favourite USA / UK ones are the words, "route, root & rout."
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    Unplanned Redemption.

    Unplanned Redemption.

    It happened the first time inside a church in Mexico City. Well, not inside exactly. The church happened to be closed; but a small entrance section was open with a place to...
  5. Genesis 6: The Sons of God and Daughters of Men.

    Genesis 6: “the sons of God and daughters of men”.

    An Old Testament theme, where the Nephilim were seen as the offspring of sexual relationships between the sons of God and daughters of men.
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    Aliens In Cuba.

    Meanwhile, back in the La Bodeguita del Medio bar in Havana, Hemingway was engaged, in what initially was a meaningful tete a tete with Marlon Brando.

    A half-emptied bottle of Santiago De Cuba...
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    Transient Reality.

    It was a narrow fronted, poorly lit bookshop of rectangular shape, somewhere in the Sakuragi-Cho District of old Yokohama; and upon seeing inside, ceiling to floor shelves crammed with old books and...
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    End in sight now, but I was sweating blood about...

    End in sight now, but I was sweating blood about the conclusion.

    I really must not embark on these voyages away from sight of land, without a map or compass.

    Stay safe my friend.
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    Chapter 13. The next few days were both...

    Chapter 13.

    The next few days were both surprising and a little unnerving for Aaron. There was no rough treatment and no attempt to coerce information. He was given his clothes and guarded by two...
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    Don’t you just love these broad group...

    Don’t you just love these broad group categorizations?

    Yesterday’s contribution was “Anglo-Saxon Protestant culture,” filled to the very brim with Jove like imagery of: sackcloth and ashes,...
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    The frightening thing Aunty was that any sane...

    The frightening thing Aunty was that any sane person could see it coming.

    What Bernstein called "the mad king" was getting more and more erratic, and yet the very institutions set up to defend...
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    Cause & Effect. Yes the institutions survived....

    Cause & Effect.

    Yes the institutions survived.

    Question. How do you stop future questionable contenders? (Psychiatric evaluation? )
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    It is a beautiful story in its own right, but...

    It is a beautiful story in its own right, but your own exposition of it is moving and commendable.
    Thoroughly enjoyed.
    M.
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    Great, enjoyable, with wry humour. Keep it up...

    Great, enjoyable, with wry humour.

    Keep it up buddy.
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    Chapter 12. It was all a bit of a blur after...

    Chapter 12.

    It was all a bit of a blur after that. Aaron remembered getting back to his room, but whatever it was they had slipped into his drink on the yacht was now kicking in. He started...
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    The seemingly obligatory "Thank you for having...

    The seemingly obligatory "Thank you for having me," by TV guests on CNN, as opposed to "Thank you for inviting me."

    Happy New Year Aunty.
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    Hi Aunty You might be interested to know that...

    Hi Aunty

    You might be interested to know that Storm Bella passed over the UK last night. Winds up to 80 kph, 92 flood warnings in place & homes in Bedfordshire evacuated. Santa left before the...
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    Hi Danik. You are right. Perhaps I was,...

    Hi Danik.

    You are right. Perhaps I was, (without realizing it), playing devils advocate in a small number of cases where writing has an adverse mental effect.

    There is a distinction between...
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    The Hidden Danger in Writing.

    The Hidden Danger in Writing.

    When we write, (and especially if it is fiction), we are by definition connecting to our consciousness. The words that get written down are but expressions of this. ...
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    The ending was particularly good buddy. End on...

    The ending was particularly good buddy.

    End on a note that makes the reader think.

    Best wishes for Christmas.

    M.
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    I was reading an article this morning on the...

    I was reading an article this morning on the Swiss approach to Covid related deaths. Compared to other countries they have done pretty well; currently 80-100 deaths daily at the moment. But it has...
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    I echo that. Over 3,000 deaths a day is...

    I echo that. Over 3,000 deaths a day is horrendous.

    Perhaps the beginning of the end.
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    He was mothers milk to me. My first read was "A...

    He was mothers milk to me. My first read was "A Murder of Quality."

    Got hooked straight away. He could tell such a good tale, weaving in and out constantly.

    Who could not admire the character...
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    Thank you for the kind words buddy. Glad you are...

    Thank you for the kind words buddy. Glad you are enjoying it.
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    I know you are a keen photographer, but...

    I know you are a keen photographer, but transforming that into a picture comprising words adds another dimension. Thoroughly enjoyed.
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