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Grant Madden
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An Australian writer marooned in Southern California.
An Australian writer marooned in Southern California.

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Protecting The Writting Time
  At 16:45 Friday 30 March 2018,  Good Friday the world changed.   The much maligned opportunity to acquire quality writing time came to fruition and presented itself before me as an initial unwelcome visitor. While the past seven days have been spent compo...
Protecting The Writting Time
Protecting The Writting Time
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Healthy Time
Earlier this week I was in San Francisco, a city I first visited in the 20th Century.  Since then, I have made a number of return journeys to the city. Business,  work, and with my family.  It is the location of the moment when I realized that my Father's h...
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Counting On A Miracle
  Earlier this week I received a private message from a person whom knows, how shall I say, my history. They provided me with some information about my eldest daughter. When I went to verify the information, their report was confirmed and the last known con...
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A Piece of Crap
I was watching the Syfy channel this week and thought the film was "a piece of crap". I changed over to another channel and was watching some horror film and thought it was "a piece of crap." I have actually been told that some of my writing is too good and...
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Plagued By The Memories
Plagued by the memory of the women in my life. They show up in my novellas. They show up in my memoirs. The show up in my nightmares. Sometimes, the collaborate on the issues that haunt me.
Plagued By The Memories
Plagued By The Memories
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Lost Love
Sailing. Daughters. Australia. Solitude. Writing.
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I'm Gonna Need a Bigger Boat
Houston, we have a problem . Nothing as dramatic as the O2 panel exploding off the outer skin en route to the moon. Nothing as devastating as Cyclone Tracy on Christmas Eve. Proportionally, just as devastating. My writing laptop took 25 minutes to boot up t...
I'm Gonna Need a Bigger Boat
I'm Gonna Need a Bigger Boat
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In Bruce We Trust
Bruce Springsteen had his first hit in Australia with "Born To Run". The track was met with moderate success until the advent of FM radio, where the crisp and clarity of transmission put it into perspective. When " Born in the USA " was released, it became ...
In Bruce We Trust
In Bruce We Trust
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Stalkers in the Shadows
In the James Bond film, Spectre , the " Nine Eyes " committee chairman, "C", advocates for more surveillance. Recently, and not for the first time, I have, again, discovered that one of the people in my past, is yet again stalking me. This time, they are op...
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18 January 1990
18 years on. "Bravo 910, would you proceed to the Wool Store please.  Alarm sounding." It was another long night at another fire. Still photograph at 1 minute 39 seconds, Police Command Post.
18 January 1990
18 January 1990
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