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  Writer's profile for 'pjt'
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Email address no@email.address
City ALBANY
State Western Australia
Country AUSTRALIA
Birthdate 30th March, 1924
Sex Male
Marital state Married
Profession Further Education College lecturer (English as a second language).
Interests Music, reading, current affairs, politics, intternational affairs, family .
Short bio Have worked in a variety of jobs (accountancy/tax consultantcy, musician, actor,teaching. BA (English); Grad Dip TESOL. Married with toddler son.
Comments Love writing, but still learning HOW! Thanks for the opportunity to practise the craft.


'pjt' has written 8 stories:


Remembering Larry O'Rourke...and why I stopped using "stage Irish". (standard:non fiction, 649 words)
Author: pjtAdded: Feb 14 2001Views/Reads: 1828/2Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A cautionary tale about an encounter with an Irishman called Larry O'Rourke who gave me a short, effective lesson in culture and linguistics.
 
I Wonder Who's Kissing Them Now?...a memoir in honour of past loves. (standard:non fiction, 808 words)
Author: pjtAdded: Feb 14 2001Views/Reads: 1968/1Story vote: 0.00 (1 vote)
Now and then I find myself thinking about the romantic attachments of my "puppy love" days; and a tantalising question always arises: Where are they now?
 
Make a Difference...or just hit DELETE! (standard:non fiction, 526 words)
Author: pjtAdded: Feb 16 2001Views/Reads: 2163/1Story vote: 0.00 (2 votes)
A commentary on a thought provoking piece of writing by an anonymous author...and a challenge to make a choice!
 
The Long and Loyal Vigil...a discovery that startled archeologists. (standard:non fiction, 1264 words)
Author: pjtAdded: Feb 16 2001Views/Reads: 1883/917Story vote: 0.00 (1 vote)
In March 1974 some Chinese peasants digging in a field near the ancient city of Xian made a startling archeological discovery. The history of what they found is a fascinating story.
 
An Evening with the Moon Goddess. (standard:non fiction, 787 words)
Author: pjtAdded: Feb 17 2001Views/Reads: 2223/1Story vote: 0.00 (3 votes)
Spending an evening with a Moon Goddess is fine, provided you can cope with the after-effects of Chinese rice wine and the tummy turmoil created by an over-indulgence in sweet'n'spicy mooncakes!
 
A Shade of Odds...and all that jazz. (standard:non fiction, 712 words)
Author: pjtAdded: Feb 18 2001Views/Reads: 1538/1Story vote: 0.00 (2 votes)
Just for fun, I offer you a shade of odds about the chances of a certain character rising from a state of genteel poverty to achieve enduring fame as an entertainer. You sensibly decline. Read the story and find out why....
 
The Rest is Just Sand.... (standard:non fiction, 417 words)
Author: pjtAdded: Feb 18 2001Views/Reads: 2456/1Story vote: 0.00 (3 votes)
I didn't write this piece. I wish I had, because I agree with its message. However, I CAN share it with you. I hope you like it!
 
A Teacher Goes Deep into China. (standard:non fiction, 1633 words)
Author: pjtAdded: Feb 23 2001Views/Reads: 2473/1364Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
An account of what happened after I accepted an invitation from the Guangxi Education Ministry (China) to teach in the English Department of a Teachers' College in a remote mountain region: the only foreigner in a County of over half a million Chinese.
 





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