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Hazel ettridge

Updated: Wed, 15 Feb 2017 06:41 pm

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As a child I spent my weekly pocket money (3d) on stationery and sat every evening by the coal fire in our council house, pencil poised over my pocket notebook from Woollies. I was waiting for inspiration. Decades later I started a mindfulness practice and I started to write. I write fragments and some of them feel true. Some of them are beautiful to me. All of them come from a place that I might call 'home'.


A flock of words Flies across the page And lands precisely

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Ian Whiteley

Fri 17th Mar 2017 01:05

thanks for your kind comment on 'devil on my right shoulder' Hazel - so pleased you liked it

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David Blake

Sun 5th Feb 2017 14:42

Hi Hazel. Many thanks for your comment on my latest blog entry. All I ask from myself is to evoke some feeling through my work, even if it only be in one individual. Then I know I've done my job (erm...such that it is!)

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Ian Whiteley

Tue 24th Jan 2017 16:33

thanks for your kind comments regarding 'Saint Hate' Hazel, I appreciate you taking the time to comment

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lynn hahn

Sat 21st Jan 2017 17:44

I so love your work. It has flavor that is easy for me to decipher. You take me on a visual ride that makes my days delightful.

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David Cooke

Fri 6th Jan 2017 08:55

Hi Hazel, my mother has that picture up in her kitchen and it reminded me of myself in old photos, although that kid would be a few years older than me. I was born in in 1953. Anyway, I posted it as a taster from my next book After Hours out in April from Cultured Llama.

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Stuart Bright

Wed 4th Jan 2017 12:07

Thankyou for the comments Hazel, they're very much appreciated!

Thanks again

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Raj Ferds

Tue 3rd Jan 2017 14:48

Hazel, I happened to stumble upon your profile. Call it serendipity. The universe moves in mysterious way I guess, all we have to do is be receptive.

I'd like to know more about your Mindfulness practice.
Then I would like to share my beliefs on it.

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