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Tsk

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia* Tsk (sometimes rendered Čšk , occasionally Tut, is the capital town on the south of the island of Bričabrač, formerly in the Split-Dalmatia County of Croatia , population 1,111 (2011). Bričabrač’s status currently is ambiguous, President-for-life Ivar Kraicjek is reportedly still in negotiations
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The Picture Ranch 50

50 up bet you thought we'd never get there... image by Andreas F. Borchert used in acc. w/CC-CA 3.0
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Well then, the government will be sending out a "What to Do in the Event of No Deal" leaflet. I expect it will be as useful as the old "Duck and Cover" campaign, eh? Image out of copyright source wiki commons.
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St Boris's Day

Just effing read it. (I snarled) Image is in the public domain. Source wikipedia commons.
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The Picture Ranch 49

Back there? Again..? Yes. Image from Author's own copy of a US Manual of Arms in PDF form. No known copyright issues.

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72 of my comments have received 73 Great Feedback votes

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This

Posted on Mon, 18 Dec 2017

is definitely the area to mine for your writing. Convincing; it certainly had me in the classroom (probably in a disappearing seat).
Upbeat and uplifting and at this time of year, why not?

Best

Ewan

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Thank

Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017

you for the roses.
This is artfully done. For me it would be even better if you didn't give the answer to the riddle in the poem itself.
Lovely imagery and phrase-making.

Best

Ewan

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Posted in My Lady Of Damask

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Really liked this.

Posted on Wed, 08 Nov 2017

However, it needs a good "going at" for punctuation. Or you could not punctuate at all and leave everything in lower case, which might well suit the content. The problem is that some punctuation is worse (in terms of meaning) than none. One thing...

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I see

Posted on Thu, 26 Oct 2017

what Jack means.

"beyond make-do-and-mend"

or even

"beyond make-do-and-mending"

I like this.

Best

Ewan

 

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Truly

Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017

outstanding writing. As allusive (and perhaps elusive) as a long poem by Eliot. I'll be reading this over and over today picking out all the references.

You have a typo
"When at home, I read a book every day...

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Posted in The Black Book Restored: Fragments 1A to 33 (second half)

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This second part

Posted on Sun, 15 Oct 2017

to a story, which stands as a fine piece of writing in and of itself, is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. Why not share or retweet it if you like it too?

Part one can be found...

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Posted in BERNARD Part 2 (from Ribbentrop's Chair)

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Splendid.

Posted on Thu, 12 Oct 2017

I think Jack's picked up on a couple of things, (I admit I didn't notice them).

It's interesting that you chose to write "risen mounds". If there is some idea of autonomy here, fair enough. I like the idea that they've risen like loaves....

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Posted in Yellow Ribbons

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There are always

Posted on Sun, 17 Sep 2017

at least two poems on the page: the one the writer wrote and the one the reader understands (or not). Poetry truly is the infinite art, since its meaning is open to infinite interpretations. I know many people who do not enjoy this nebulous...

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2nd

Posted on Sun, 17 Sep 2017

person narration is notoriously difficult to pull off, but you've managed it well. What I like so much about what you do is the vast swathes of subtext, the gaps between the lines that are so tempting to fill and that we are unlikely to get wrong...

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You

Posted on Thu, 14 Sep 2017

missed the "Flight" from Flight Lieutenant: No Lieutenants since the RFC became the RAF in 1918,

Best, Ewan, (former Flight Sergeant, No. 51 Sqn)

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Posted in The Second World War: PART 4 - Andrew MacDonald - Sagan (1943)

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