About Helen


Divorced Manhattanite. Career oriented, forty-something, living in New York City. I have also lived in England, France and Japan.

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New York City, New York, United States
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22 Feb 2019 21:24
Writing, Reading, History, Art, Travel, Music, Theater (Drama, no musicals, thank you)
Favorite Books:
A Town Like Alice, Shogun, Tai-Pan, The Count of Monte Cristo, King of Torts, The Litigators, Sycamore Row.
Favorite Authors:
James Clavell, John Grisham, Charles Dickens, Greg Iles
Favorite Movies:
A Majority of One, Love Actually, Highlander, Educating Rita, Whale Rider, Secrets and Lies. Being There, Local Hero, Four Weddings and a Funeral.
Favourite TV Shows:
Doc Martin, Frost, Morse, Santa Clarita Diet, Jessie Stone, Prime Suspect.
Favorite Music:
Jan Arden, Josh Groban, Annie Lennox, Joe Cocker, Charles Aznavour, The Civil Wars, Classic 50's.


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I was annoyed… At first… Then I was amused. - - - I have lived in Midtown Manhattan for most of my adult life and Eugenia’s Creations just off Herald Square is my favorite boutique. I am a curvy girl and Eugenia designs specifically for ladies with a figure. I tend towards the slightly edgy side of sturdy tailored pieces, which means I don't do frilly stuff well. Nevertheless, I have a...

Added 29 Aug 2018 | Category Romance | Votes 5 | Avg Score 4.8 | Views 148 | 3 Comments

The Mists of Avalon

  The Mists of Avalon   Once on a time, there tells a story; of enchanted days, that are long gone How in a lake, there dwells a Lady; in the Mists, of Avalon Do I stand, upon the ruins, among the spirits, living here? Merlin, and King Arthur; Lancelot, and Guinevere Do you believe, those tales of magic; of chivalry, and the table round A shining hope, or simply legend, a fairy tale,...

Added 28 Aug 2018 | Category Poetry | Votes 3 | Avg Score 5 | Views 153 | 3 Comments

Looking Better With Every Beer

To keep my evenings copasetic, I imbibe my usual anaesthetic Draught beer may not be classy, but it’s cheap Therefore, I end most of my days, in a somewhat alcoholic haze Before I stumble home along the street This establishment, so necessary, the pub, my friendly sanctuary My nightly refuge from the daily grind Where I commence self-degradation and blame it on inebriation Until escorted...

Added 27 Aug 2018 | Category Poetry | Votes 3 | Avg Score 5 | Views 159 | 2 Comments

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