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The Pigeon Variant

When the Head of Marketing caught wind of me turning into a pigeon, she tried to take advantage by calling a meeting.
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All Architects Are Called Zach (Part 4, words 1,533)

Outside, standing on the balcony, Freddy looked at several pigeons strutting about on the ground below, pecking at a discarded box of chicken and chips.
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All Architects Are Called Zach (Part 3, words, 1,376)

Drink and food were dad’s priorities. His appetites governed the flat. Freddy watched his dad in the kitchen, pouring beer into a thin glass and then checking the oven to see what was for dinner.
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All Architects Are Called Zach (Part 2, words, 1,756)

The sun was bleeding. A boy and girl were sitting in the stairwell of the flats, whispering together. They were the only people he had seen since being refused entry to the last pub.

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"milk-bibbed, cassocked / for

Posted on Thu, 04 Feb 2021

"milk-bibbed, cassocked / for a flight of prayer." So good.   

A very well deserved PoD. 

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Yeah, I was looking into

Posted on Thu, 28 Jan 2021

Yeah, I was looking into doing a trek across a section of the Alps before you know what happened. One day! 

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Posted in A Secret Forest

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Lovely poem. I was 19 when I

Posted on Thu, 28 Jan 2021

Lovely poem. I was 19 when I first saw the alps. I'll never forget it. You've captured that feeling here. 

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Very lucky. I did Rajasthan

Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2021

Very lucky. I did Rajasthan and then down to Goa (Arambol) for Christmas and New Year with friends (full moon parties!). I then decided I wanted alone time and travelled back up to Varanasi to watch the funeral pyres (moody). I found a room that...

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This is brilliant. I spent

Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2021

This is brilliant. I spent three months in India. It's my favourite country by far and I'm determined to go back. You've really captured it here, especially the little details. The story bubbling underneath gives it real life. Nice one. 

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Thank you for sharing this

Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2021

Thank you for sharing this here – it’s a brave thing to do. I can only echo the support and advice of the others on this forum. There are links and numbers to services that are there to help you and people who will listen to what you have to say...

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Posted in How do you forgive a parent?

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No problem. If these are the

Posted on Sat, 09 Jan 2021

No problem. If these are the stories you produce, I suggest you get on it as a matter of urgency. This is proper writing. 

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Posted in Last Things

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Well deserved. 

Posted on Mon, 04 Jan 2021

Well deserved. 

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Posted in Memento

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Really moving, Marandina. You

Posted on Mon, 04 Jan 2021

Really moving, Marandina. You've touched on something here. Thanks for posting it. 

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Really enjoyed this -- I've

Posted on Mon, 28 Dec 2020

Really enjoyed this -- I've had the same reaction to this painting but not actually followed the thought process of why and you've hit the nail on the head. 

Hope you've managed to have a lovely break. 

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