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Orderly Re-Union

We are puffed-up-with-pride grandparents watching our little ones in the backyard- full of energy crackling lightning bolts with daring on flying...
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The Journey. Part Two.

Having just seen the text on the group chat that my beloved Auntie died in the wee small hours, we knew it was coming but it was still a shock. Mum...
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The Journey. Part One.

My Mum and Auntie they were like twins, except my Mum was one year older. They had ten brothers and sisters. Although my Auntie was younger than my...
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To We the Estranged Fathers.

It feels like we're all alone, doesn't it? Even more so on Father's Day when we read of all the wonderful things that fathers have done and how they...
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Sheep Without a Shepherd (Extract from my debut novel)

Hey Everyone I wanted to share this sample chapter from the audiobook of my debut novel A Working Class State of Mind. I was really pleased with the...
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I Remember

I remember the first time I met you just as clearly as the last time I laid eyes on you. It was a sweltering day in mid-August 1998. We drove two...
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part 12

Wong was looking at the mouth shape in the wall growing wider and wider, when his tail and all his fur was sucked towards it. Then Mary's hair was...
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Legend of the Pah - 14

St John Hughes - 'I feel as if I'm in free fall.' Over a period of time, first becoming apparent with the advent of middle-age, although germinating...
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Death Becomes Him - Part 5

‘’Awrite… Jesus’’ concedes, Craigy. Ah pick up the notepad and pen that’s restin oan the side table. ‘’Right, lads’’ ah tell thum. ‘’We need tae pit...
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Death Becomes Him - Part 4

Ah bow tae the temptation ae firin oan the laptop again. Ah need tae git massel a clearer understandin ae ma prognosis. Tae say that ah’m fucked is a...
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Death Becomes Him - Part 3 (Final/ Part 4 and 5 will be posted tomorrow)

Apparently, dug walkin is the foondation fur gid physical and mental health. A magic cure that wid even pit Charlie Sheen oan the pathwey tae sanity...
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Death Becomes Him - Part 2

Before oor tears even dry oan the Kleenex. Wull baith be magically transformed intae an emotional wreck. A waterfall ae water fae oor bloodshoat eyes...
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Death Becomes Him - Part 1

It’s been a straight hour ah’ve been sittin glued tae the large cloack oan the wah. Gittin tae the point where the blood vessels in ma eyes feel...
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Vice

Pretty clear that the vice-president can't overtun an election. If they could...... Tricky Dick Nixon, one of America's most beloved mass murderers...
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The Raven Returned

An homage to my favourite poem “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe Audio version at https://soundcloud.com/user-62051685/the-raven-returned-mp3 The Raven...
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A Dance at the Crofter’s Head

Suddenly, on a modest four-block stage in the corner of the pub, two folksingers appear, the platform creaking under their weight. Both men wear...
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The Castle (23)

Released from the town gaol, the crew of the Adventurer prepare to leave Cornwall. But one man has a change of heart and asks for Cadwaller's help.
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Lost and Found (Audiobook)

I hope this is ok to share it's a link to a free sample chapter from the audiobook of my debut novel A Working Class State of Mind. My publisher...
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Ugly Puggly 39

I’d one of those terrible dreams, where I dreamt I couldn’t sleep and left the car engine running. Drifting over to the window with a quilt dragging...
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