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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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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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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 appears in Imperia Magazine

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Bird Island

The Lodge at World’s Edge                                                       By Glynn Burridge   I first came to Bird Island in 1978, shortly after settling in Seychelles and, immediately, was captured by its astonishing beauty which has remained for me the benchmark against which I … Continue reading

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Lost and Never Found

The Lost and (Never) Found by Glynn Burridge Comes a time in most’ our lives When bad luck does the rounds Life no more’n a ruined house With pieces all around That’s when you gotta keep it real Get yourself … Continue reading

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Seychelles Tourism: an overview of 20 years

Seychelles Tourism: 20 years on Seychelles’ tourism industry has evolved much over the last twenty years. Two decades ago tourism was in the hands of the government’s Ministry of Tourism and the landscape, both internal and external, was very different … Continue reading

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