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StoryChristopher L Johnson’s Heroic Act Mark Burrow353 months 2 weeks ago
StoryWho killed Cock Robin? onemorething143 months 2 weeks ago
StoryLines on Pages - Part Two rosaliekempthorne13 months 2 weeks ago
Storyto pick up time Di_Hard273 months 2 weeks ago
StoryOxalis stricta onemorething173 months 3 weeks ago
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My stories

Gold cherry

The Boy with Tight Underpants

After all these years, I still see myself as Tight Pants.

No Eagles Allowed

Darren and Kelly were sitting in a pub near Brighton station, sharing a plate of dim sum. “Do you know what I hate about Russian dolls?” he said.

The Things We Do for Love

Pyser walked along a beach at dawn. He heard the cries of an injured seagull. It was entangled in strips of plastic. The seabird’s left wing seemed broken.
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The Careers Teacher

Mrs Darwish, the manageress, was standing behind the main desk flicking through papers.

Not too Much to Ask

Some blokes, they dream about free climbing El Capitan, cycling the alps, taking their family to Disney World or Disneyland. Not me.


97 of my comments have received 99 Great Feedback votes

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This is so deftly done.

Posted on Wed, 28 Apr 2021

This is so deftly done. Watched all of his films during the latest lockdown. Utterly mesmerising.  

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My favourite time of the day.

Posted on Tue, 27 Apr 2021

My favourite time of the day. As ever, a lovely read. 

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The years go by too quickly.

Posted on Tue, 20 Apr 2021

The years go by too quickly. Lovely poem. 

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Posted in Before We Kissed Goodnight

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There's a whole story going

Posted on Fri, 16 Apr 2021

There's a whole story going on underneath which gives it the tone of sadness (obviously touched on at the end). Thanks for posting -- I've wondered what your prose work might be like and it's excellent. Thanks for sharing. 

This is one of...

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This is stunning --

Posted on Wed, 14 Apr 2021

This is stunning -- incredibly moving and tender and yet with a strong, consistent voice driving the words. Brilliantly done and takes guts to write. 

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Posted in Setting Sons

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This is tremendous writing,

Posted on Tue, 06 Apr 2021

This is tremendous writing, Di_Hard. It sweeps you along.  

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This is a treat. "The careful

Posted on Thu, 08 Apr 2021

This is a treat. "The careful politics of birds" is a brilliant turn of phrase. Robins definitely suffer small man syndrome (random fact: think my favourite discovery while living out in the countryside has been the song thrush).


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Decumbent is my new favourite

Posted on Fri, 02 Apr 2021

Decumbent is my new favourite word. 

Weeds are underrated. 

Lovely poem. 

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Lovely cinematic feel to this

Posted on Thu, 01 Apr 2021

Lovely cinematic feel to this. Is it part of a novel? Out of interest -- you ever tried a film script? 

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Thanks so much -- that 's a

Posted on Sat, 27 Mar 2021

Thanks so much Insert -- that 's a lovely surprise. Saw my family yesterday for the first time since August and then came back to see this: a good day. 

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