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The Fall, Cruiser’s Creek – fresh because it’s so yesterday.

I love this. The cinematography is so crude and amateurish, the behaviour in front of camera so unstudied that it reminds me of the early experiments in film with Dada Movement, or early silent movies. It is both guileless and … Continue reading

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Power to Persuade: the techniques used by Paul McKenna for Brexit.

The tricks and techniques use by Paul McKenna in his help of the Brexit side are here explained. Continue reading

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Real Writer’s Block – What it is, and what it is not.

Adele Parks gave a great talk last night at Portsmouth Central Library as part of Portsmouth Bookfest 2016, talking about her writing life, and how she became one of the top sellers of chick lit over the last 16 years. From … Continue reading

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How the propaganda machine stole your vote

Recently I had someone comment that those who were unhappy with the election results “do the general public a disservice” by saying this. He went on to say: “You assume that people must be misinformed or that they aren’t able … Continue reading

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News: Nicola Sturgeon is leader of ISIS.

In a fascinating new twist, the Daily Telegraph has revealed that Nicola Sturgeon wants ISIS to take over Britain. Continue reading

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Order Portsmouth Fairy Tales in time for Christmas!

25 Stories, 11 writers, 1 city. £8.99 + £2.50 p&p or £8.99 buyer collects in Portsmouth. This collection of fairy tales for grown-ups contains dark moral tales, historical fiction, sci-fi, comedy, fantasy, crime, memoir and surreal fiction. All the stories have … Continue reading

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The Three Belles – Sing Sing Sing Script Sign-off!

So, with two weeks to work it up, The Three Belles and I signed off the new incarnation of “Sing Sing Sing” on Sunday! This came during a weekend which included a fantastic Saturday night at The King Street Tavern, … Continue reading

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NLP and Hypnosis – What I Do With It And What I Don’t

Someone gave me quite a challenge a few days ago: “Matt, I bet you couldn’t hypnotise me.” They were responding to news that I do a bit of hypnotherapy and a bit of NLP – and it was clearly a … Continue reading

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The Wheel Turns Around – A Song

So, here’s a little number I wrote some years ago.  Hope you like it! [haiku url=”http://www.lifeisamazing.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/TheWheelTurnsAround.mp3″ title=”The Wheel Turns Around”]  

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Spitbank with The Three Belles

Today I took a RIB out to Spitbank Fort in the middle of The Solent with The Three Belles.  The talented trio are performing out there this Saturday, and I tagged along because I am considering writing a story starring … Continue reading

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