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Christine Lawrence
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Attended Fareham Secondary Girls School
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Things have really been hotting up here in Southwick over the past few weeks.  It's now 55 days to D-Day.  Well, the 70th anniversary of D-Day, and Southwick village played a very important part in this event in history.  For...
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Caught in the Web is free to download on Kindle until tomorrow - 25th March.  Here is the next chapter......... Chapter Forty-eight Another long night stretched ahead. Karen tried not to sleep. She wasn’t sure what s...
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My Love I have compared thee, O my love,      To a flock of seagulls on the shore, Stoically standing against the wind      Only to rise up in alarm Whenever I try to be near you. Your eyes are to me, the eyes of the raptor. ...
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This one's for St. Valentine.  But weird.      Bearskin It is white in the land, and cold. The forest is dark and all the gentle animals who have not left for the warmer, seductive lands in the South, are either hiding ...
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This chapter may upset some readers, so apologies.  You can purchase Caught in the Web from Amazon either as an Ebook for Kindle, or as a paperback.  It is also available from bookstores and Fareham Museum.  Over a thousand c...
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Things have really been hotting up here in Southwick over the past few weeks.  It's now 55 days to D-Day.  Well, the 70th anniversary of D-Day, and Southwick village played a very important part in this event in history.  For...
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Today has been an interesting and quite exciting day.  I spent a while at the theatre watching my brilliant set building team getting the set together for Round and Round the Garden, a play I am directing at Titchfield Festiv...
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My Love I have compared thee, O my love,      To a flock of seagulls on the shore, Stoically standing against the wind      Only to rise up in alarm Whenever I try to be near you. Your eyes are to me, the eyes of the raptor. ...
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This one's for St. Valentine.  But weird.      Bearskin It is white in the land, and cold. The forest is dark and all the gentle animals who have not left for the warmer, seductive lands in the South, are either hiding ...
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This chapter may upset some readers, so apologies.  You can purchase Caught in the Web from Amazon either as an Ebook for Kindle, or as a paperback.  It is also available from bookstores and Fareham Museum.  Over a thousand c...
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Caught in the Web is available to purchase from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, and Amazon worldwide.  Also on Kindle and may be purchased from book stores worldwide.  Available direct from Completelynovel.com. Chapter Forty-si...
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Occupation
I write a lot, spend time helping out in Titchfield Festival Theatre, mainly with costumes. Do a bit of acting.
Employment
  • NHS
    Drugs and Alcohol Manager, Clinical Nurse Specialist, 1986 - 2004
  • NHS
    Staff Nurse Mental Health, 1973 - 2011
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Gender
Female
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Introduction
Author and Playwright, psychiatric nurse.  I am distantly related to Dylan Thomas.  I love studying and went back to University at age 55 to do a BA in English Literature and Creative Arts.
Bragging rights
A lifetime of working in the NHS. I once owned a shop selling New Age stuff - books, crystals, aromatherapy oils and such.
Education
  • Fareham Secondary Girls School
    General Secondary Education, 1961 - 1965
  • Portchester Secondary School
    Commercial Course - typing, shorthand, Office skills, 1965 - 1967
  • University of Southampton
    RMN, 1973 - 1976
  • University of Portsmouth
    Community Psychiatric Nursing Certificate, 1988 - 1989
  • University of London
    MSC in Addictive Behaviour, 1996 - 1998
  • University of Portsmouth
    BA (hons) English Literature and Creative Arts, 2005 - 2008
  • University of Portsmouth
    MA Creative Writing, 2008 - 2010
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