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In the Booth with Ruth

Author Natalie Savvides Discusses Her New Book ‘Full Circle’

February 20, 2016 // 4 Comments

From my early teens I have written diaries documenting these struggles: my thoughts, feelings, dreams, desires and innermost emotions are expressed through periods of bullying, dieting, drinking too much, heartache, chasing the wrong things in life, the wrong men, living in different counties, and ultimately searching for my peace and, of course, true love and balance.

In the Booth with Ruth – Tim Lee, Musician

November 1, 2014 // 2 Comments

I try to take the Jonathan Richman approach of always writing the truth of whatever I’m feeling or observing at the time... My songs are usually about love, heartache or trying to understand the way I or other people around me act. It’s kind of a diary way of writing, so there is a lot of whinging in there too, as you would expect in any diary!

In the Booth with Ruth – Tracey Helton, Writer

September 29, 2014 // 4 Comments

Because of the documentary Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street, I felt as if people had all sorts of ideas of who I was without asking me. I like to write my own narrative. I have been branching out lately and doing more journalistic pieces. This is a new genre for me. Very exciting stuff.

In the Booth with Ruth – Jonathan Tarplee, Singer/Songwriter

September 8, 2014 // 6 Comments

I'm highly motivated by a desire to try to help stop the global catastrophe that is all around us, caused by rampant greed, environmental destruction and war, so a lot of my songs in the past have been protest songs. But actually the solo album I've been working on lately is all songs about love, loss and human relationships of one sort or another...