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May 2024 Edition

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

"Another absolute stunner, Aly. Highlights? Too many to list, though like you, I’m in love with Zara’s melting eyes. 

Thanks to Dave for his comments on the Canon camera. I have a similar model, and aside from magic, I have no idea how it works.

So glad Rebecca recommended Catherine Meyrick’s novel. It’s one of my top reads for this year. 

Thank you for the wonderful entertainment. I have no idea how you find the time to put such a stellar publication together each month. But I’m so glad you do!"

Beth Haslam, December 2023

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

Kevin J D Kelly, January 2022.


"This really is an exceptional publication - well done and congratulations."

Paul Rees, December 2023.


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

Lisa Rose Wright, January 2022.

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