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NICKNAMED SNOW PLOUGH

When my brother was a young man

The Ballad of Liz and James - 2

Have you ever heard that quote describing the UK and the US as “ t wo nations divided by a common language?” No? I wish I hadn’t either. I could tell...
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The Ballad of Liz and James - 1

I’m in a long distance relationship. A very long distance relationship. The distance between Oxford in England, and Austin, where The Girlfriend...

Shifting from First to Third

It's always fun to switch a story from first person to third which also requires a change of tense. Sometimes we got to get out of automatic.
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Consulting the Runes

You'll figure it out Image source is National Cancer Institute via Wikipedia Commons. No copyright issues.
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Roaming thru the gloaming

TLS vs IPA (eepa in español) whilst reading articles on Fox News, Tea Party and attempting Metaphysical Poets.
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Graduation Day

Elmhurst, Queens, Winter 1968 I was sitting in a front row balcony seat with my feet up on the railing; smoking a cigarette. Kool extra longs. It’s...
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Rave's off

Now that most people use laptops trains aren’t allowed to have windows anymore. People with beards wouldn’t type so loudly if they knew their...
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Dancing

We are only ever as happy as the last text message we received. The onomatopoeia of angst. Good dreams are on the top floor and we’re standing in the...
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Chas and Dave

Ayesha is from Margate but her kids have never been there. There’s never been anything to go back for but her friend is getting married so we’re here...
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*/ Outside is constant evening, air thick with rain that hovers; never falls. He reviews himself and finds himself wanting. Wanting to hide. To find...
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Serotonin Rag

Serotonin Rag Here doctor, here we all are, the lonely hearts of Blighty. Hunched up in your waiting rooms. Confused, broken and flighty. I scream,...

A Fresh Start

Saint Francis of Assisi born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, informally named as Francesco

Home James

an ode to death

Twilight Strokes

evening’s sky as shadows lurk upon low tide’s gleam. A pastel of colour those images are and soon the scene will collapse into all of nothing...
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Choice Tales from the Vale – (297) Silk Woods

It was a cold misty evening in Downshire, after an evening in a quiet country pub, Ryan and Molly stopped on a remote dirt road in the woods on the way for a quickie which was for their mutual benefit, and as soon as she pulled up they got into the back of the car.

CHEESE FETISH

The dairy man had a cheese fetish

FIVE A DAY ADVICE

My doctor has told me
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Strange Light

Strange light in the sky And in your eyes Listen…. Don’t stay too long In this strange place Where only shadows Show themselves To draw you in...

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