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Jacqx’s articles are inspired by true stories, her journey as a writer of her debut novel, Rogues and Vagabonds; and reviews on books, films, and theatre productions.

True Stories

Who Are You? A Guide to Writing Your Memoir

Who are you? Who do people think you are? What legacy do you want to leave behind? These are questions worthy to be asked for you to leave a footprint of your existence on this earth. Your life matters, whether you realise it or not. There are many people who are curious to know more about you. Whether it’s your family, friends or strangers. You have stories, skills and knowledge stored within you that are valuable. Isn’t it time you passed them on?

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Book Reviews

The Freedom Circus book review

The Freedom Circus by Sue Smethurst is a riveting biography of Sue’s grandparents-in-law, Mindla and Kubush Horowitz’s escape from Hitler’s genocide of Jews. Old Photographs and Brightly Coloured Nail Polish

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memoir
Book Reviews

From Hero to Zero

From Hero to Zero is the incredible, true story of Captain Rod Lovell’s unbelievable castigation for doing the very thing he was paid to do – keep his passengers safe.

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Book Reviews

Rainbows Through Cobwebs

Rainbows Through Cobwebs covers the topic of grief in its many forms. From grieving over the death of a loved one, including pets, to grieving over the loss of your identity

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True Stories

Escaping Hell

Please be warned that the content in this article is disturbing. It is written in respect of those who have no means to speak for themselves about the horrors they’ve

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Book Reviews

Fifty Years of Silence

Fifty Years of Silence is the memoir of Jan Ruff-O’Herne, a war rape survivor. The book begins by describing Jan’s idyllic childhood in Dutch colonial Indonesia. The picture she painted

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Film Reviews

JOY – Film Review

Steps to Success…Will you pick up the gun? If you had a vision that you knew would benefit many and you worked tirelessly and invested everything you owned to realise

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Research

A Trapeze Lesson

The Awesome Side of Research Research sounds pretty boring, right? It may conjure up an image of someone with their nose to the books, or computer screen, slight frown creasing

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True Stories

Skydiving Bucket List Dare

Revenge. Whether it be on misbehaving teens, a mother or father-in-law, or your comatose partner, skydiving is the perfect way to get someone back for causing you grief… just throw

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Film Reviews

Captain Phillips – Film Review

Captain Phillips is a riveting film based on a true story about the chaos caused by four Somali pirates who hijacked a US 17’000 tonne container ship, the Maersk Alabama,

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