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May 2022 Edition

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Prior to 2022, our newsletter didn't have a name ... but it was still jam-packed with articles!

"I've just read Alyson Sheldrake's wonderful newsletter... this is my fav to date!

I LOVE the format and the wonderful portrait photos.

I also loved the very in depth and interesting interview with Val Poore.

Also a huge thank you to Dave for his wonderful photography section. I hope this continues as I am learning so much.

Alyson on your wonderful new job - well deserved.

Last but not least - Congratulations."

Lindy Viandier, February 2022.

"This is one of the best newsletters I’ve read. Packed full for readers to devour."

Kevin J D Kelly, January 2022.


"Ooh, I say, this looks like a magazine, Alyson, how wonderful! I can't wait to read my copy."

Beth Haslam, January 2022.


"The magazine is a work of art in itself."

Lisa Rose Wright, January 2022.

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