Posts tagged "David Cameron"

Olympic Event no. 2-Beach Volleyball

Olympic Event no. 2-Beach Volleyball
Some might think of it as BABES and BOYS playing on sand. As for me, I’ll always think it as that crazy, sold-out event, the acclaimed red hot ticket of London’s 2012 Olympics. The Greeks would have loved it. Queen Victoria– not so much. It began early last Thursday morning. Just another workday for most... Read more »

Titters about Mittens, from London

The Clip Blog With so much Team GB press slamming Mitt Romney’s gaffes , how can one Yank visiting in the UK pass up the opportunity to let the non-political politician step on his solid gold tongue? Given this is a bit like a clip Simpsons show, let me begin with Rupert Murdoch’s The Times.... Read more »

Ethics, Murdoch and Me

In the dark ages of the late 1960s, I was required to take an ethics in journalism course to fulfill my journalism degree at the not-so-challenging University of Georgia. Required. Although it wasn’t much of a course, I took to heart what it espoused: copyright law, honesty in reporting and not fudging on a story.... Read more »
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    I was an accidental expatriate; love and marriage led me to it. One day I was a bandy-legged kid sitting atop my dogwood tree looking out of my small backyard world in 1950s New Jersey, wanting to move somewhere--anywhere, different. Next thing I knew my father had accepted a job in Houston TX. I was ecstatic, it was a foreign land in 1961 America. After high school graduation, my parents’ gave me a matched set of fawn-colored hardsided American Tourister luggage. Taking the hint, I went to college; well four colleges in five years--it was the 60s after all. Meeting a young hirsute anti-war, soon-to-be-Peace Corps volunteer, I fell in love. After finishing up college coursework for my degree, but before I even walking a graduation stage, I grabbed the paper airline ticket my boyfriend had sent me, my brand-new passport, and was off to the airport and Lima, Peru.

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