Seven Ways To Keep The Editor Happy
Dec10

Seven Ways To Keep The Editor Happy

1. Know his name This might seem obvious – but if you are able, find out the editor’s name before you query or submit your article or story. You can find out the editor’s name by looking at the first few pages of a magazine where it lists the staff, or on the ‘contact us’ link of their website. Do not address him or her by his or her first name initially. It’s a no, no. Address them either as Mr....

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Wall Street's 777 Drop – What Does it Mean?
Dec10

Wall Street's 777 Drop – What Does it Mean?

This morning I gave an interview for a Dallas morning radio show. The two hosts had great questions about the significance of Monday's closing number on Wall Street. Let's look at Monday's date, September 29, 2008 and the number for the big drop – 777. I suspected there would be deep division in the House of Representatives on Monday – after all it was September 29th, an 11 Day. This division was transcended...

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Female Genital Warts Overview
Dec10

Female Genital Warts Overview

Did you know that female genital warts are the most widespread spread sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among women? They are caused by certain types of human papilloma virus (HPV), typically type 6 or 11 of HPV which are classified as 'low risk'. Other types of HPV are normally associated with cervical cancer. For your information, the symptoms of this infection do not appear instantaneously. It may take months or even...

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Refuge from Spousal Abuse in Faith Communities
Dec10

Refuge from Spousal Abuse in Faith Communities

“We must learn that to passively accept an unjust system is to cooperate with that system and thereby become a participant in its evil.”- Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr. Everyday spouses around the world are abused. One of the places where one could go to find comfort unfortunately becomes the place where more abuse occurs. What do I mean? There is a lack of spousal abuse awareness and abuse training in church communities. When...

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Going Out in Madrid
Dec09

Going Out in Madrid

Getting Around Madrid If you get your act together, take the Metro, it’s fast, clean and virtually free if you buy a “Metrobus”, a ten -journey ticket you can share that costs about 6 quid. But if in doubt, jump in a cab (plentiful on the street and also cheap). Party Areas Claims that there are more bars here than in the whole UK may be verging on exaggeration, but remember Madrid has serious amounts of bars. And...

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