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Writer - Words inform. Words perform. Words transform. ~Amanda Patterson
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    CEO, present
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    Founder & Trustee, 2012
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    Author, 2012
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Writer. Muse. Plain Language Expert. CEO. Trustee. Memoirist. Teacher. Reader. Founder. Widow.  Mother. Daughter. 

Birthday: 1 November

I live in South Africa
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Can exist on books, cupcakes, coffee and dark chocolate. But seriously...Nominations: Woman of the Year (2006 & 2010), Most Influential Woman in Business & Government (2010), Mondi Awards (various), Feather Awards (2011) - all in South Africa
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Plain language is writing that everyone can understand. You are only able to write this way if you understand exactly what it is that you want to say. Don’t think you are ‘dumbing it down’. You are...
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One of those days
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we make a mistake in deference way,but we discovered it.
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Well done, team #SouthAfrica
South Africa's successful Olympics campaign http://bit.ly/2bslxi5
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Let's not forget the men's rugby sevens medal. Very thrilled the sport is back in the Games!
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Congratulations, Herman Mashaba, who has been elected as the mayor of #Johannesburg  

Zuma now works in a DA-run capital and goes to parliament in a DA-run city. His organisation’s (the ANC's) buildings are in a DA-run city, and he goes home to an IFP-run municipality.

#SouthAfrica
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Good as nice 
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Quotable - Sharon Draper, born 21 August 1948. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2bKa3HT
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Reading open the mind... It helps the mind to think
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Quotable - Paulo Coelho, born 24 August 1947. Read more here: http://bit.ly/14rYWIH
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We know that it's almost impossible to run a successful business today without a strong online presence. It's even more difficult to be noticed in the ever-changing social media landscape. If your...
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yes will be possible, by God grace.
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Quotable - Curtis Sittenfeld, born 23 August 1975. Read more here: http://bit.ly/19NHwKW
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Some of us learn, and some of its don't. +Amanda Patterson. Some people have no compassion for others, and I can testify to that. Nice post.
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Even more abridged classics
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Quotable - Dorothy Parker, born 22 August 1893, died 7 June 1967. Read more here: http://bit.ly/1f3SLMe
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Happy #Monday  
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That's pretty metal. \m/ 0.0 \m/
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