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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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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, … 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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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 … Continue reading

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The Seychelles Islands: Jewels in an azure sea

Seychelles: Island Jewels in an Azure Sea by Glynn Burridge The 115 islands of the Seychelles Archipelago lie scattered across their secret corner of the western Indian Ocean like precious gemstones set in a universe of azure water – stepping … 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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Investing in Seychelles: an overview

Why Seychelles? Investing in ‘another world.’ Seychelles has long been fabled for the sublime beauty of her islands many of which continue to slumber the sleep of ages and remain wonderfully untouched since the dawn of time. However, somewhat inevitably, … Continue reading

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Fishing where time stands still

Fishing where Time stands still By Glynn Burridge As a brand, Seychelles resonates powerfully as a unique collection of islands blessed with surreal, natural beauty, a near-perfect climate and a tiny population (88,000) enjoying the quintessential island lifestyle in almost … Continue reading

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Philos Edmond…A Seychelles icon

Philos and the Russians   One of my stand-out memories of Philos was the time in April 1989, when Rosemary sent him down to D’arros with me and on a strict diet, far from the temptations of home. Things started … Continue reading

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