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Seychelles goes Carnival for fourth year running

Seychelles has just hosted the 4th edition of the  between 25th and 27th April 2014, an event to capture the imagination of an increasingly troubled and insecure planet for the way it showcases international goodwill and cooperation between a steadily increasing number of participants. This year included not only old favourites Notting Hill, Brazil, Dusseldorf, […]

Cinnamon

                                                     Cinnamon     It seems cinnamon has always been Scented trees among the panoply Lending the air sweet perfume Rolling down green hillsides Towards a sapphire sea   The treasure of another time When spices, like gold, Were sought throughout the world And men climbed mountains to strip the bark To garnish […]

New cover of Voices: Seychelles short stories by Glynn Burridge. 3rd edition out soon.

Here is a sneak preview of the new cover of Voices: Seychelles short stories by Glynn Burridge, newly designed and with some new stories added  for this 3rd edition. Due out soon! A big thanks to Erwin Burian for the new cover. Google+

The little circus with a BIG Heart

The little circus with a BIG Heart

The Little Circus with a BIG Heart by Glynn Burridge An orange sun sets, its rays caressing the taut fabric of a dark blue tent set at one end of Freedom Square in central Victoria where a phalanx of cars has formed, passengers slowly snaking into a line heading for the vestibule.   In the […]

Poem: Shanghai

Poem: Shanghai

Shanghai Ample shade of elm-entwined boulevards Pardons sprawling lines of cars Flanked by Shaolin temples & Starbucks In their steamy, modern marriage Contours of grand buildings etched in penciled neon Cause evening’s skyline to gently sizzle Lighting the smiles of a patient people Who know the future is theirs Google+

Go East, my son!

Go East, my son!

Fifteen members of both local and international press were invited aboard Air Seychelles’ inaugural flight to Hong Kong on 24th March 2013 to mark this historic moment in the continuing growth of Seychelles’ national carrier, Air Seychelles, now in partnership with Etihad Airways.   Only days before, Air Seychelles took delivery of the newest addition to […]

Tempest: a poem by Glynn Burridge

Tempest: a poem by Glynn Burridge

  Tempest Our old sailing beauty Yaws dizzily in her century-old duel with a drunken sea Tossed again between spiteful, wind-tormented waves and a leaden sky Ancient planks hewn from a long-forgotten forest shriek out in pained falsetto Drowned by the roar of a pitiless ocean Above, frigate birds streak like Stukas on unfolded wings […]

Diving the Dream Seychelles Islands

Diving the Dream Seychelles Islands

Diving the Dream Islands of the Seychelles Archipelago by Glynn Burridge Two divers slice the pristine, crystal waters off the north-west coast of Mahé, principal island of the jewel of the Indian Ocean: the stunningly beautiful Seychelles Archipelago. What they are seeking lies some 40 metres beneath the ocean – the hull of an old […]

The birth of Kolony – An historical thriller of the Seychelles Islands

The birth of Kolony – An historical thriller of the Seychelles Islands

It all started early in 1991 with a trip to the Seychelles archives, at the time when they were still housed in a fittingly archaic building named La Bastille located just outside the capital, Victoria. I was still living on the outer islands back then and keen to start on a writing project which would […]