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Full Name: Suzie Grogan
Timezone: Europe/London
Website: http://www.suziegrogan.co.uk
Biography: I am a London-born writer, researcher and editor, published on the subjects of health (focusing on mental health), women's issues and social history. I am currently working on three commissions for Pen and Sword Books and the first, Shell Shocked Britain: The First World War's legacy for Britain's mental health is published in October 2014. In my spare time I dabble in fiction and have published three ghost stories. Married with two children - one a philosopher, one a high jumper - I live in Somerset but have my heart in the Lake District and London. My long-standing passion for poetry, especially John Keats, has led to the wicked rumour that there are three people in my marriage....

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Laying bricks is honest work. Hard, straight forward work. It is repetitive. You do one thing and then the next and so on. It can almost rely on muscl...
Night is slowly permeating the evening sky in Place André Malraux.  The rain has eased into a steady drizzle and the yellow street lamps have come on....
Kintsugi (金継ぎ) is the Japanese art of repairing broken items with gold. The gold highlights the area of the breakage, with the idea that the history ...
So there’s this cricket. He comes to visit every August, and he stays in the wall of my bedroom.  His living room seems to be the window frame by my ...
Yes!  I am ready. Finally cut the cord. Made that leap of faith.   When it’s right it will feel right. No explanation necessary. Walk away from...

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Ken Hartke Brickwork
05 November 2019
It caught me by surprise the first time I noticed it. After the trolley man, the house was owned by...
Katherine Gregor Queuing Outside la Comédie Française
03 November 2019
I wish British mothers did, too. Although I suspect that in Paris, too, this is a relatively rare o...
Katherine Gregor Queuing Outside la Comédie Française
03 November 2019
I don't know Congreve well enough to compare. I'm afraid Restauration theatre somewhat escapes me. ...
Stephen Evans Brickwork
03 November 2019
The trolley man’s cigar - wonderful image.
Stephen Evans Queuing Outside la Comédie Française
03 November 2019
So evocative - I wish American mothers would take their children to Moliere.