Picks of the Month

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...
2 likes
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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April

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

Frailty

From what he told me, and he never told me much, the lieutenant became a lieutenant lest he become dead in his daddy's eyes. Military service was a...

March

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