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About glynnburridge

Englishman who grew up in Iran and worked as an interpreter/translator before moving to Seychelles, becoming a published author and working as chief copywriter and tourism consultant for the Seychelles Tourism Board. Loves motorbikes. Enjoys cooking, tennis and hanging out.

Seychelles gourmet experience

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Poetry: Partners of the soul

Relieved we didn’t complicate it in that way And kept a golden friendship anyway Free from the mundanities that fuel our strife And, all too often, become our Life * Whoever said “there are those we marry… and those we love” … Continue reading

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Seychelles amazing boutique aquarium

Seychelles’ amazing, boutique aquarium   By Glynn Burridge There are many kinds of aquarium dotted across the planet in which to enjoy different experiences of the underwater world. Some of these host impressive displays and spectacular species which are indeed … Continue reading

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Tehran’s ancient Armenian church: Resting place of Sir Walter Scott’s youngest son, Charles

Tehran’s Armenian Church of Saints Teddy and Bartholomew Finding Charles Scott (Sir Walter Scott’s son’s) obscure grave in Tehran, Iran, where he died of a fever in 1841. I grew up in Iran where I arrived in 1960 from the … Continue reading

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Hafez poetry

  http://glynnburridge.com/blog/wp-admin/media-upload.php?post_id=562&type=image&TB_iframe=1   مزرع سبز فلک دیدم و داس ماه نو  I spied the spangled field of stars And the sickle of the moon   فکر از کشث خیش امد و هنگام درو  Thoughts turned to the harvest of my … Continue reading

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Branding a tourism destination

Branding a tourism destination Glynn Burridge We increasingly live in a world cluttered with brands of cars, clothes, food, accessories and, in fact, just about anything you care to care to name. Very little escapes the pressing need to be … Continue reading

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Poem: Return of the Native – Egbert Ollmann

Return of the native Egbert Ollmann Salt of the Earth Traveller So very far from home African adventures in a battered car Exploring a world gentler than ours Winds of destiny brought you, tumbling, to these shores On a boat … Continue reading

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The boy at the window

    What seems like a very distant 50 years ago, a young boy stood for the very first time at the south-facing bedroom window of the Priston Mill farmhouse, gazing in wonder at the bucolic scene spread before him … Continue reading

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Obituary: Dodi Pahlavi. Daughter to Princess Ashraf, Shah of Iran’s twin sister

  Gazing back through Time’s veil to a distant life in my beloved Iran, I can still catch the sound of Dodi’s unique, irrepressible laughter, ringing through Saadabad’s beautiful gardens as eloquent testament to her infectious love of life and … Continue reading

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Best Seychelles Beaches

Best Seychelles Beaches    A thousand miles from anywhere, the Seychelles archipelago was born in the distant past in the turmoil of a massive geological upheaval.  This scattering of islands was so remote that it was left untouched by mankind … Continue reading

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