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The Ghost House (Part 3)

I had actually seen a real ghost before , when I was 9 , in 1972, so had ‘one up’ on Alan. Dad and me were helping put up Christmas decorations in...
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Bronte's Inferno IV (All Things Happen for a Porpoise)

Yep, that's a dolphin, I did that on porpoise. Image from PxHere. CC0
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The Greater Astral Kingdom

Image: Author's Own
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Mistake

(image: my own)
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Bronte's Inferno III (Not The Two of Spades)

Bored yet? Visit cardarium where you can find out what the two of spades means in cartomancy Image author's own fault.
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The Farmer (Part 3 of 3)

The events of Friday 17th July 1994 were not my fault. It took me decades, several broken relationships and three therapists to reach that conclusion...
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The Farmer (Part 2 of 3)

I stepped into an open grassland that was not supposed to be there. It was dark, deepest night but, when I turned back, I could still make out my...
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The Farmer (Part 1)

I take the desire line across the field; ankles sodden from drenched grass and thistle. The path falls away, across the hill, cutting the meadow in...
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Sometimes forever

I wore a beanie beneath another two-tone wool hat. The colour of my hair was a snapshot of fashionable black and white. The Weird Fish logo and the...
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Fading of Legends

An imagist poem Audio version at https://soundcloud.com/user-62051685/fading-of-legends-mp3 Fading of Legends Cassiopeia in robes of silver, night...
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Things I Did On My Day Off

Drinking cheap wine, I sit streaming old episodes of 'The Sweeney', filmed in the same London streets I grew up in. I check the locations and find...
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Burnham Beeches

Eyes shut tight...pausing to imagine secluded wood; imposing Beech trees in summer standing tall and proud, decked and festooned in green, stunning...
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Degrees of Difficulty

There was a girl I used to know who would swallow dive on to her four poster bed in times of excitement. She’d start her run in the hallway – ensure...
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Audio chapter from the audiobook of A Working Class State of Mind

Hey Everyone The audiobook of my book A Working Class State of Mind was recently released on audiblle. This is a link to sample chapter from it and...
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THE FIRST ANGEL 6

This is sort of a new chapter.
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Bronte's Inferno II (The Mysterious Mr Mitie)

"And there's more..." Image created by author from free to use elephants, I mean elements.
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Mr. Lee's Cafe

There was a tiny brass bell that hung over the front door of the Gogoratu Cafe. It rang every morning at 8:30 and then again three hours later. Those...
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Money - some context

As of 13th January 2022 (last Thursday), the Top Ten richest people (all men) in the world had an estimated (official) net worth as follows:
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