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Small Town Sebastopol vs. Big Chase Bank/CVS/Armstrong Developer

Small Town Sebastopol vs. Big Chase Bank/CVS/Armstrong Developer

[media-credit id=2 align=”aligncenter” width=”275″][/media-credit]  By Shepherd Bliss   Small town Sebastopol residents in Northern California have been waging a fierce David vs. Goliath struggle against the powerful Chase Bank, CVS Pharmacy, and Armstrong Development for two years. The implications of this struggle extend beyond this one town, as big business continues to seek to expand […]

Crossing Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway: Chapter 5

Crossing Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway: Chapter 5

[media-credit id=154 align=”aligncenter” width=”600″][/media-credit] View from the train The 2 ladies in my compartment were from the north of Lake Baïkal and were travelling to China on their yearly shopping spree to buy cheap clothes for the family. They whispered this to me, for some reason they didn’t want other people on the train to […]

Expats Radio Talks with Julian Gallo

Expats Radio Talks with Julian Gallo

Host Hurricane Dean Walker of the Expats Media project talks with writer, poet, musican Julian Gallo about his new novel “Mediterraneo”. Listen to internet radio with Expats Media Presents News on Blog Talk Radio Copyright protected by DigiproveAll Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Read OnlyLicense Summary:You may read the original content in the […]

By July 27, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Dean Walker Wants Expats Posting

Dean Walker Wants Expats Posting

When a writer leaves a website she or he helped build by contributing countless hours of producing original content through researching, rebutting and recommending, it can be a most confounding situation. It’s terrifying in a sense and there never seems to be a good time to leave a place of comfort. The creator of Expats […]

By July 20, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Crossing Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway: Chapter 4

Crossing Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway: Chapter 4

[media-credit id=154 align=”aligncenter” width=”600″][/media-credit] Irkutsk Train Station Day 6 Arrived in IRKUTSK, km 5185, MT + 5 -after 3 nights on the train, almost sorry it was already over. People had got off and on, and sometimes in the morning or after a nap I would wake up with someone different sleeping next to me. […]

Crossing Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway: Chapter 3 of 6

Crossing Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway: Chapter 3 of 6

[media-credit id=154 align=”aligncenter” width=”500″][/media-credit] Day 2 Arrived in PERM, Moscow Time + 2, kilometre 1436, also called the Gateway to Siberia. They say it’s Pasternak’s Yuryatin in Dr. Zhivago -where Omar Sharif escapes to meet Julie Christie. Between 1940 and 1957 the city was called Molotov, after the Soviet Foreign Minister who signed the 1939 […]

The Writing Life: The Floodgates Open

The Writing Life: The Floodgates Open

Since I had taken this new approach to how I was going to start writing, the ideas began coming at me a mile a minute. Not fully fleshed out ideas, but ideas nevertheless. Each time one would hit me, I’d write a little something down about it, more like little blurbs of what these stories […]

Crossing Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway: Day 1

Crossing Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway: Day 1

[media-credit id=154 align=”alignleft” width=”249″][/media-credit] On The 1st of March, I left at 4 PM on my first train, #56, for my first night, to PERM. The train was full, not a berth free, these people were travelling to anywhere from the next stop to Vladivostok, and I shared my “cubicle” with a middle-aged man and […]

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