Cherrypicked stories

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Cooking On Gas

Not 'a piece of cake'.
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Lincoln's Crumpled Paper IP

https://soundcloud.com/hudsonmoon/lincolns-crumpled-paper For my tenth birthday my grandfather presented me with an old wooden cigar box containing...
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"It was the Daisy...."

https://soundcloud.com/user-881984782/it-was-the-daisy It was the daisy that held my attention and I’m not sure why…it was buttercup yellow and the...
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Child comforting a mother

A lump in my mum’s throat as she tells me of the lump in my aunt’s breast, the years between pass across troubled eyes, her mouth struggling to...
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Adlertag

Today is the anniversary of Adlertag (Eagle Day) the Luftwaffe's failed attempt to bomb the RAF out of existence. Picture source is wikipedia.org
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Ouse

After Heraclitus
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A Loaf of Bread

is a simple thing to purchase at a corner store. Not so with the request mom made to her middle son who could do nothing less for mama when she held...
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To Mary (a train of thought on a dark night...)

Dark nights, writing by the light from my desk lamp, fuelled by a glass of Laphroaig. I could not be in a better place. If any of you are unlucky enough not to have read Mary Oliver's Wild Geese (to which in many ways this poem is a sort of homage), you are truly missing out on one of the 20th century's greatest poems.
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Story of the week

Katy, A Ghost Story (IP)

Wrote this one ages ago, and thought I'd have a go at the IP with it Picture Credit: https://tinyurl.com/y2c95x4p
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Through the year month by month

https://soundcloud.com/rhiannon-weber/a-glimpse-of-the-months-of-the-year These were done as a collection nearly four years ago. It was suggested...
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Selfies

With apologies for my (poor) sound recording. This is the best I can do.
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Unsung

I saved the world again today. Nobody noticed. They never do. And I suppose that’s my fault, because I’m pretty subtle about it. I don’t do this with...
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Periods Of Joy

Saturday 10 th August 2019 Dear diary...at last beauty can be viewed from our conservatory, able to see adorned limbs interwoven, roses climbing up...
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Juno's Geese

Wikimedia Commons image in the public domain.
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let there be cake

the sun is falling below the gravestone, he made 83 when I was two i expect the sun is falling everywhere and none of it means a thing stones words...
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Tower of Strength Part 1 of 4

Re-posted in response to this week's IP - now available on Soundcloud. Link in text - despite repeated efforts, the link won't work when pasted here. Image: Author's own
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Lincoln's Crumpled Paper

For my tenth birthday my grandfather presented me with an old wooden cigar box containing the crumpled remains of a piece of paper once tossed in a...
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FIZZY HYPE

It ain’t what it’s cracked up to be, Champagne; It bigs you up; but drink too much - It brings you down again. It makes you laugh as bubbles burst...
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