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A Walk On The Ocean

While I make an effort to improve my opening lines, my attention has been drawn to another of my writing faults, my titles. I must admit titles for me are always somewhat of an afterthought. Having written my blog I tend to think of a few words that describe the article content and just stick […]

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The Dangers Of St Petersburg

Every day in St Petersburg I take my life into my own hands. Not that St Petersburg is a particularly dangerous city, in fact in terms of petty crime, it has extremely low rates. It is not the danger presented by other people that causes me to fear for my life every morning, but rather […]

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Return To The Frozen North

I write this standing in the center of the Neva. Technically this version I typed up in my flat but I scribbled the original completely illegible script in a notebook on top the frozen Neva. Though I have borrowed the structure of my opening sentence from Dodie Smith, I can firmly assure you that it […]

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