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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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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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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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Jihadism and the comfy cabin

  Where extremism is concerned, I have long believed, from my time witnessing the Iranian revolution, that we are increasingly looking at an expression of violently-projected hopelessness on the part of the have-nots of the planet against the haves. Shrunken down … Continue reading

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Glynn Burridge contributes foreword to Michael Adams Book: Island soul

Foreword: Michael Adams’ Souls By Glynn Burridge, author of ‘Voices’: Seychelles short stories and ‘Kolony’: a novel of the Seychelles.             From his exquisite collection of sketches, faces wearing half-forgotten yet instantly familiar expressions peer … Continue reading

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Glynn Burridge appears in Imperia Magazine

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Glynn Burridge appears in Imperia Magazine

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3rd Edition of Voices: short stories from the Seychelles Islands by Glynn Burridge now available as a kindle ebook

Now in its 3rd edition, complete with fresh design and extra stories, the evergreen ‘Voices’ collection of Seychelles short stories by Glynn Burridge describes the strange secrets, realities and fantasies of life on Seychelles’ Outer Islands where the author lived … Continue reading

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Excerpt from my thriller: Kolony.

           Chapter 4             Handforth descended to the ocean floor with the silken embrace of its tepid waters coursing beneath the membrane of his dive-suit. Visibility was very good, excellent even; something he was coming to take for granted from the … Continue reading

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