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Do You Know Who I Am? Part Three.

Children were raped and abused by up to 100 members of a Manchester grooming gang sixteen years ago - but despite police and social workers knowing...

Not A Grouch After All

This is my 600th essay. I didn't want to rush into this number so I took my time and then it arrived........

What is Toxic Love......?

It is hurt on every level, of mind, body and spirit. It is fake smiles, on Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram. It is confusion, false hope, glimpses of...

The Decline of Civilisation (Ch.16e) : Democracy of Managers

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Democracy of Managers : Ch.16e 26/3/00 The modern world had become inseparable from free democracy. Every citizen exercised a vote for public...

Writing While Impaired

“WWI” I had a new experience yesterday, that of WWI. (writing while impaired) A largish, double martini had ended a long day. The C2H5OH must have...

Eclectic Golem

Passively, I watched her shiver, a cumulous kind of tremble that took her body captive. Some kind of possessive instinct, cruel and unreliable yet...

RIGHT TO BUY

A piece prompted by a local author's request for comments on the subject
Gold cherry

Shooting The Engineer

I keep shooting the engineer. He laughs and pulls his bullet ridden body off the linoleum tiles and says, "one more shot". When I paginated my...

The Medium is the Message

Consequence of online searches.
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Cherry

The Jeremiad of Inadequacy.

Watching the spider, that watched him, he cleared his throat and scratched hastily at his ear. His nose had the odd idea that it belonged to somone...