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    On the Star Clipper – part I


    Chapter III from the book DESTINATION DESIRABLE

    With the tour guide’s excellent advice, the three finally arrived safely at the port in Laem Chabang after a four-hour ride with a private coach. They stood in front of the Star Clipper. A vast white sailing yacht with a decoration in the …

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    Bangkok 24 h


    Chapter II from the book DESTINATION DESIRABLE

    Twenty-four hours later, including an almost twelve-hour flight, Paula and Walt already spent the first impressive hours in Bangkok. They had kicked off the afternoon in the infinity pool surrounded by floating candles, champagne, and a sweeping view over Bangkok.

    In the evening, …

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    Leaving London


    Chapter I from the book DESTINATION DESIRABLE

    Paula was looking at the picture displaying her and her boyfriend Walt. The afternoon at a friend’s home in Beirut in 2015 when a friend took a photograph, the weekend they had met for the first time. Paula was working as Social Worker …

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    Sweet Valentine


    When his sunset appears in her timeline

    It’s sunrise on her horizon

    The very spark that fills her heart

    A light through the day, before chimera enlightens the dark

    Her yearning for belonging

    A place in his arms, the look in his eyes

    To be her home

    Her paradise

    with …

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    But first, coffee!


    from the book Blend 37 – Pippa Bow

    A week had passed. On a Friday afternoon, Pippa picked up Tess from the airport and Tess couldn’t stop talking about the amazing time she had had with Gibson who was now heading off to New York where he had to discuss …

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    New Beginnings


    from the book Blend 37 – Pippa Bow

    A week had passed. Pippa had worked all week on the designs for an event agency who had planned a massive opening party in spring. Pippa had created the whole concept including the Artwork. These were the kind of jobs you could …

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    Between the years


    from the book Blend 37 – Pippa Bow

    Pippa arrived at her Belgrave apartment. She knocked at her neighbor’s door. Tess, her neighbor opened.

    “Oh, Pippa, Merry Christmas, you are back, that’s great!” Tess looked at Pippa but she did not seem very happy.

    “Hey, how are you, do you …

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    Sixth Story – The Lapland Woman and the Finland Woman


    The Snow Queen – A Fairy Tale
    by Hans Christian Andersen

    Suddenly they stopped before a little house, which looked very miserable. The roof
    reached to the ground; and the door was so low, that the family were obliged to creep
    upon their stomachs when they went in or out. …

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    Fifth Story – The Little Robber Maiden


    The Snow Queen – A Fairy Tale by Hans Christian Andersen

    They drove through the dark wood; but the carriage shone like a torch, and it dazzled
    the eyes of the robbers, so that they could not bear to look at it.

    “‘Tis gold! ‘Tis gold!” they cried; and they …

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    Fourth story – The Prince and Princess


    The Snow Queen – A Fairy Tale by Hans Christian Andersen

    Gerda was obliged to rest herself again, when, exactly opposite to her, a large Raven
    came hopping over the white snow. He had long been looking at Gerda and shaking
    his head; and now he said, “Caw! Caw!” Good …

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    Christmas day


    from the book Blend 37 – Pippa Bow

    Sitting on her flight back to London Pippa was glad having kind of survived the family Christmas celebrations which had turned out in a more stressful event running from one Christmas party to the next all within three days.

    The Christmas day …

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    ?5-0 AND KEYS?


    Chapter IV from the book Blossom Hill

    At 6 pm, Mia opened the door to her house at Lordship Road. Standing in the corridor, checking the mail, she met one of the Russian girls, Versa. She was studying at St. Martins and Mia asked if they should meet this week …

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    Rising – texting who?


    A lonely country road going somewhere,
    empty bottles, broken glass, instant coffee, no refill
    in an airport bar early in the morning.

    Texting you, why don’t you write back? I am texting you.

    The cold wet storm is blowing in my face.
    The sun slowly rising, the sky lightening up…

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    Something new – Part II


    Chapter II from the book Blossom Hill

    Ten o’clock in the morning, Mia is sitting at her desk at university. Luckily, she got a seat, standing right now would be hell. She had had just three hours sleep and in about half an hour, they have to give the presentation …

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    Chapter II from the book Blossom Hill

    A few weeks passed and the situation came up repeatedly. Mia wanted to work on her project or was ready for class but Bo had something else going on. Even when he suggested taking her to Uni by car, she couldn’t be sure …

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    First days in London


    Chapter I from the book Blossom Hill

    Mia had just left the shuttle at Folkestone after passing through the Euro-Channel from Calais and traveling the fifty-mile route through the world’s longest underwater channel by train with her car—thirty-seven miles undersea in just thirty minutes. She was excited. North London University …

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    37 Dawson Street


    from the book A double Irish and a Dutch

    For tonight Avoka had a meeting with one of the lawyers for discussing the Cork case as well as how to deal with this current company. Avoka was sure they would let her fail.

    At eight pm they met at the …

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    Dinner at Hugo’s


    from the book A double Irish and a Dutch

    Avoka was just happy to leave at five. She had an appointment with a real estate agent and Ian for viewing some rooms she could use as an office for their promotion company on Upper Baggot Street, close to Stephen’s Green …

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