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StoryThe Picture Ranch 6 Ewan49 months 3 weeks ago
StoryDoin' The Dean ice rivers210 months 2 days ago
StoryI Prefer Thaddeus Ewan010 months 2 days ago
StoryHalf a Tangerine (Part 2) fatboy741210 months 3 days ago
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Blog entryStory, Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point. Ewan010 months 5 days ago
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Blog entry"Last Night I Met John Adcock" A Review Ewan010 months 2 weeks ago
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StoryThe Patients of Job Ewan110 months 4 weeks ago


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The Picture Ranch 45

a little bit more... may even finish this soon... Image created by author.


Today is the anniversary of Adlertag (Eagle Day) the Luftwaffe's failed attempt to bomb the RAF out of existence. Picture source is wikipedia.org


Some of this is true... Image is used in acc w. CC BY-SA 3.0 de source is Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-85458-0003 / Junge, Peter Heinz / CC-BY-SA 3.0

Shadows and Dust

Ah well, make of it what you like. Image is CC Public Domain from PXHere.com
Gold cherry

These You Have Loved

yeah, well... image is copyright John Garghan https://www.flickr.com/photos/johngarghan/14897236961 licence is CC BY-NC-ND 2.0


72 of my comments have received 73 Great Feedback votes

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Not a word misplaced, not a

Posted on Tue, 14 May 2013

Not a word misplaced, not a superfluous line.




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Posted on Wed, 06 Jan 2016

nothing wrong with a long sentence, provided it's completely clear and you don't lose the reader on the way. Dickens was pretty good at sentences which sometimes seemed like Latin periods, but he was a dab hand with a semi and full colon. Unlike...

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Posted on Sun, 05 Oct 2014

...agree there's some nice description.

You need to avoid a tendency to tell. 'He had been able to avoid... etc.'

I'm not sure I believe the internal monologue in the paragraph beginning. 'He looked past the end...' You say the boy...

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Posted in K Ward - part 1 (Out of Sight)

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Posted on Thu, 02 Oct 2014

the very word, uncanny. Fascinating etymology it has too.

Nice to hear from you. I've been away a while, I know


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Posted on Fri, 13 Jun 2014

Hey Jack, great pieces on an interesting day.

Just one thing:

"I offered Ewan a cheese sandwich, but he said his
friend had made him an old-fashioned bacon buttie. They’d been in the
army together. I went to sit on the...

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