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Hi to all- I work inn administration at De Montfort University, which is a realy nice place to work, and to study. I write a lot and like everyone here, the more I write, the more I want to write. If you are considering learning to write online Hubpages is the place to do it. The support you get from other hubbers is great, and if you need help in anything there is always someone with a kind word or thought. Click on the link to join Hub pages and start publishing your own work, worldwide....and it's fre

I have a second account as Just History where I publish historical hubs- please look me up-

Click on the link to find out about my job hunt and tips to find a job

Read about my job hunt

My interests include all craftwork, especially knitting. I have recently been running some events within our community where children and parents do crafts together. It's great fun and we all seem to enjoy it. Anyone with any ideas they think might be useful , please use the link and e mail me.

I love History! I have combined my experience in the English Criminal Justice system with a no of bios on notorious murder cases, and I have now started on a History of the Kings and Queens of England from 1066 onwards. Please take a look

Starting off with William the Conqueror

The Moors Murderers

Women who murder

Doctors and nurses who are killers- including Harold Shipman

I've put my photo on, Bagera is the one on the left, he had loads of ideas i am sure, but cant type-sadly he passed away on 9th October 2012. Rest in Peace. His brother, Tiggy, passed away six weeks later on 21st November 2012. Rest in Peace.

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