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Gender
Male
Birthday
August 27 1933
Location
New South Wales - Australia
About Me
I am a retired builder, most of my working life in the less populated areas of my State, plus a few years in Papua New Guinea and some time in New Zealand. My writing comes from life, its ups and downs, and stresses. Fortunately there were happy times to balance things so I didn't fall off my world. Today, I am content; I accept what comes along and make the best of it. I try to be positive at all times; mostly that works fine. My writing is a reflection of life as I live it.
Type of Writer
Poet - Short Stories - and working on my second novel.
Writing Style
Nothing specific - all genres appear at times.
Interests
Furniture restoration, woodworking in all aspects of creation. landscape oil painting, and everything Mother Nature put out there for me to enjoy. And - writing
Website / Homepage
None yet
My Blog
none
Group Memberships
Senior Citizens Group Muse Masters Poetry group Pond Poetry Group
Favorite Books
All books are my favourites
Favorite Authors
No one stands out, but all are read.
Favorite Poets
henry Kendall & James Cuthbertson, because I was introduced to poetry through the writings of these two poets. All poets are worth reading.
Favorite Quote
Accept what you can't change in life and make the best you can of it.
Favorite Music
Classical Melodies.
Favorite Movies
none
Favorite Shows
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NEW AND UPDATED ITEMS
    Rated: E · Comedy · #2178131
    Just a bit of fun to wish you all Merry Christmas.
    Rated: E · Satire · #2174199
    This poem is not about any specific political figure, just the system as we mortals see.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2169979
    After years of trauma I have given myself permission to be me.
    Rated: E · Philosophy · #2166201
    My current thoughts about having writers block, regardless of the reasons causing it.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2156115
    A sort of update as to where I am emotionally at this sad time in my life.
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