Picks of the Month

October

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

Seven Nights in the Flamingo Hotel

At five o’clock in the morning you are woken by the sounds of the couple in the next room arguing and this surprises you because the previous night...
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Gold cherry
Pick of the Month

Never trust a writer

Or even someone who just writes
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September

Gold cherry
Pick of the Month

Talking to My Mother

Talking to my mother is easier now she is dead - she’d put me into orbit but I was more of a spin-off - not an asteroid or meteorite on a trajectory...
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Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

Land and Water - 1

Three stories connected by journeys.

August

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

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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July

Gold cherry
Pick of the Month

Poking a Snake

Peter’s obligatory ties constituted a kind of sign language, though a not exceptionally difficult one to decipher. If he sported a bird motif, it...
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Cherry
Pick of the Month

the essence of quintessence

Are we really becoming so damned shallow?

June

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

Puddle of land

They started coming soon after a woman on the island of North Ronaldsay mentioned her on a programme about island life shown on the telly. Mhari didn...
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Gold cherry
Poem of the week
Pick of the Month

The Stew

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May

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

不敢為天下先 — Daring not to be first in the world

The Vizier — a small man of ever-growing consequence — watched with relish as his towering rival began to shrink in his chair. The tall man’s...
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