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The Savvy Child Within You - Become successful in your life and business using the forgotten childhood wisdom. Why is that when we enter the world of business we lose the inner wisdom of the child within us. The laughter, curiosity, honesty and the willingness to play together. Learn how to find that child and continue always to seek its wisdom and truth so that you can bring the inner child qualities into your personal life and business world.

Into Me I See
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A new poetry book composed by Mel Clifford & Emily Elzbeth.
Discover rarely seen inner worlds within this little treasure of poetry and photography. Each selection is vulnerably presented in its raw state freshly drawn from the soul of each author.

Changing the Way I Am
Second book of poetry composed by Mel Clifford. Additional poems kindly provided with the permission of the authors. Poems written from four generations of family poets. Kindle eBook on Amazon ONLY

The Adventures of Doc Higgins – The True Story of King Henry VIII
The second book in the series of The Adventures of Doc Higgins and his time travel invention, 'the Higulator'. Have the Craic when Doc meets King Henry VIII with the Manager and sets up the plan for getting his new wife.

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The Adventures of Doc Higgins
The tale of Doc Higgins and his time travel invention. How does the famous Doc plan to bring Alistair back from 1965 to his Nora?

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Poetry Just for You
Selection of Poetry composed by Mel Clifford. Additional poems kindly provided with the permission of the authors.

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March 2024


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Message from a hostel – Application Form for a Marriage Certificate

Alistair I have being asked to provide some details about us in this marriage application form, so this is what I have written.

I am called Nora after my father’s cousin Nora who died when she was 6 years old from appendicitis. My grandmother had picked her name and no one ever picked up the name again until I was born and my mother surprised everyone at my baptism with Nora Peggy Joan – my two grannies are Peggy and Joan. Well the deceased Nora’s family always said they would come to my wedding – I really don’t know them at all – well (dead) Nora’s sister Alice came to the my wedding. I felt very honoured and moved. Interestingly when I was 12 I almost died from a burst appendicitis. My appendix was burst for maybe 12 hours before they operated on me. I remember lying in the hospital and thinking this was it – I was dying and being very happy – not at all upset that I would die. That experience gives me confidence that it’s not that big of a deal really.

What will you write Alistair on your part of the application form, asked Nora.

I will write I fell off my bike when I was 3 years old and my knee really hurt for 24 hours. I thought that my leg would fall off but did not really care as I had another one. I am called Alistair after a movie star Alistair Sim. When my granny heard my name she was shocked as she want to have me name Bruce – after my dead uncle Jack who died when he was 107. None of my parents or grandparent came to my wedding – so there is no point in mentioning this on the certificate as I might get upset.

Sound good to me Alistair, replied Nora. I put the application in the post today.


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