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AofA People: Ani Wilsher – Retired, Fashionista, Hostess, Flower Arranger

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2 mn read Sometimes I just see someone in the group that I think would be interesting to ask to respond to our Q&A, and so it was with Ani Wilsher. She posted a brilliantly stylish photo of herself, and I invited her to answer our questions. If you’d like to answer them – in general, we like […]

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When Musician and Producer Youth, Hit North Wales

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5 mn read Martin Glover better known by his stage name Youth, is a British record producer and musician, best known as a founding member and bassist of the rock band Killing Joke. He is also a member of the Fireman, along with Paul McCartney. Recently, he arrived for a five day tour of North Wales. Contributor, Elizabeth Shanley found a way to […]

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AofA People: Richard Cabut – writer, playwright and musician

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3 mn read Richard Cabut is a writer, playwright and musician. He has written for the Guardian, the Telegraph, NME and Zig Zag under the pseudonym Richard North. Age I have just turned 63 – late March, Aries. Where do you live? Sunny southeast London, Honor Oak Park, SE23 – near Forest Hill, Lewisham, a walk away from […]

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AofA People: Ian Marchant – Writer, Broadcaster and Performer

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5 mn read Ian Marchant is an English writer, broadcaster and performer. He is best known for his non-fiction—mainly travel and memoir—but he has also written two novels and several other books, as well as short stories and newspaper articles. Following the completion of Parallel Lines and The Longest Crawl he has been invited to contribute to several […]

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Q & A – John Baine aka poet/musician/activist Attila the Stockbroker

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3 mn read John Baine, known by his stage name Attila the Stockbroker, is an English punk poet, multi-instrumentalist musician and songwriter. He performs solo and as the leader of the band Barnstormer 1649, who combine early music and punk. He has performed over 3,800 concerts, published eight books of poems, an autobiography (which itself has 38 poems in […]

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AofA People – M. Sarki – poet, photographer, fictionist, book reviewer…

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4 mn read What do you do? I am a published poet, fictionist, essayist, book reviewer, photographer, painter, carpenter, guitarist, and amateur social scientist. Tell us what it’s like to be your age? Being sixty-eight years old is not the same as anything I have ever experienced before. After falling from my cabin roof twelve years ago my […]

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Retiring at 70 – No Way!

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5 mn read When Groucho Marx was asked, ‘How does it feel to be 80?” he replied, “it’s better than the altoinative!’ I recently experienced my 70th birthday, which I celebrated by retiring from my day job as a Mounted Park Ranger in New York City Parks Department. For my birthday party, I took part in a burlesque […]

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