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16-01-12, 11:38 AM
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Hampshire, UK
Not for a photograph, but because of my interest in Photography.
When I started my ten week photography course last autumn, I found, on the College website, a writing competition with a good prize: either a MacbookPro, or £1000 worth of John Lewis vouchers.
Creative writing was my previous hobby, before photography took hold, so I dusted off the writing part of the brain, typed my 500 words, sent the email and forgot about it.
Till I received an email, just before Christmas, telling me, my story was one of the five shortlisted. Great Joy!
I can be cynical at times and did not quite believe it, till I saw it with my own eyes. And I just found it this morning; for anyone interested, here is the link;
The story was written under my married name: Ineke (Dutch abbreviation of Reinardina) Ely. (City College Southampton.)
Beauty is bought by judgment of the eye.
Shakespeare. (Love's Labours Lost.)
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