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Afghanistan in the Balance

The article was first published in the January 2017 edition of Live Encounters Magazine.  Afghanistan may no longer command the front page but somehow our fascination with the country is like an addiction to heroin, and we keep going back for one last hit. In London, I went to a play called Pink Mist about what…
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Kabul in Stilettoes

This article was first published The Jewish Chronicle on 20 February 2017. She reported from war zones, but always looked glam. Anthea Gerrie met the journalist they called ‘Heidi High Heels’. The fact that Heidi Kingstone went to Afghanistan at all is proof you can’t judge a book by its cover. Especially when that cover is…
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Countdown to Jewish Book Week

Jewish Book Week 2017 is just two weeks away! Heidi will be appearing at a number of events. For full details, visit jewishbookweek.com.

Book Fairies Busy with ‘Dispatches’

Today London commuters might be lucky enough to find a copy of Dispatches from the Kabul Cafe. Keep an eye out for a copy if you’re on the tube! Here is #BookFairy Carleanne announcing today’s book drop! She’s camera shy so give her some encouragement 🙂 #booksontheunderground #books pic.twitter.com/WA2icvH66g — Books Underground (@BooksUndergrnd) November 22, 2016…
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Heidi Kingstone featured in anthology

The Give Yourself Permission Anthology is on its way! Due to launch on November 15th, this anthology includes inspirational and insightful true stories of risk-taking, life changes and successful outcomes. Heidi’s chapter entitled Give Yourself Permission to make a Hard Decision explores making the tough decision of whether or not to stay in Iraq, just before the invasion…
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Whatever Happened to Olga?

By Heidi Kingstone Do you find yourself, like me, longing for the days of the Soviet Union and dreaming that sometime in the not too distant future the Iron Curtain will once again descend?  While communism holds no special appeal for me, the women so beloved of the eastern bloc do. Walking around the old…
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