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Judy Croome

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Judy Croome lives and writes in Johannesburg, South Africa. Shortlisted in the African Writing Flash Fiction 2011 competition, Judy’s short stories and poems have appeared in various magazines and anthologies, such as the Huffington Post and the University of the Witwatersrand’s Itch Magazine.

A vegetarian, Judy loves her family, cats, exploring the meaning of life, chocolate, cats, rainy days, ancient churches with their ancient graveyards, cats, meditation and solitude. Oh, and cats. Judy loves cats (who already appear to have discovered the meaning of life.)

Her books “The Weight of a Feather & Other Stories” (2013), “a Lamp at Midday” (2012) and “Dancing in the Shadows of Love” (2011) are available, and she is currently researching
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Do you get the feeling that life is changing
too fast? That the hours and the days and the years just run away from you? I do.




Look at how fast the last year flew by! So
much upheaval and sorrow in the world. So many goals I wanted to reach and,
despite drowning in busy-ness from January to December, I’m no further forward.
Am I chained to one spot in my life, a spot I can’t break free from?




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“How easy it is to be bitter or angry; that's when you're at your weakest! But when you choose to be kind, to forget your hurt, that's when you find within the greatest strength of all.”
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“Today's news is tomorrow's history.”
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“I gasp my last sigh and realise how right Tree is: all is as it is, as it is meant to be.”
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Ugbomeh Thanks Judy, take care of yourself ok.......


Yvonne Hi Judy! Thanks for friending me!


Hammad Hammad Hello, Judy.
I've just watched Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown in South Africa. I have to say, South Africa is a very interesting country. It is a very good episode.


Hammad Hammad Hello, Judy.
Hello from Malaysia.


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Judy Croome All the best for 2012 to you and your family too, Georges!


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