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Poison, more than just a perfume

The city oozes vibrancy, super-cars and buildings competing to be the tallest – I wonder what the point of that title is? And who receives the gold medal of such an accolade? – The architect or builder? The top floor? The top of the toppest bricks? City streets and boulevards...

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Wrong side of the table

“If all of mankind could look through that telescope it would change the world.” Griffith J. Griffith. Words form Griffith J. Griffith (1850-1919), a man originally from Wales who relocated to America and had a vision to open a major public observatory in Los Angeles…This of course now stands like...

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B is for Bus

Traffic. The conversational topic of LA. It’s the equivalent of Brits and the weather. Wherever you go, whom ever you meet traffic talk is right up there with the latest Hollywood hit (or miss) as the case may be. There is no way round it…traffic is a beast in LA....

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Richter Scale

Things were different back in the UK after Hawaii – nothing major, nothing noteworthy, nothing more than we – life – had expanded and our environment hadn’t. Nope, nothing major going on, nothing to see here, keep walking on please bellows the silent megaphone…we can be thankful for our time...

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This is your angel calling

Sometimes it only takes a short amount of time for something or someone to become part of your life, and, if it changes your life, let it… Annaliese World suddenly becomes interrupted and I start to smile: ‘Welcome aboard this 21.48 flight to Los Angeles, where the current local time...

Beautiful nightmare

Beautiful nightmare

The last few days are always an odd time of year for me. The 19th was what would have been my brother’s 35th birthday. Unfortunately two days after on the 21st, he passed away after just turning 30. I lost my father as young teenager also; we always believe ‘the...