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You and Me—forever—Anne.

You and Me—forever—Anne. Anne kept her eyes shut and waited for her number to be called. A whiff of cigarettes made her grimace, even though it was a...


‘Awright lads,’ Cooper’s da was bald with a booming voice. He shouted a derisory greeting as we dodged furniture in the living room. He’d the comfy...

JOHN MCLACHLAN (Kojak) 1962-2011

Tony Quinn opened the living-room window and shouted me into Kojak’s house on Lilac Avenue. It had one of those boxy silver wheelchair ramps taking...

The Reckoning

Their turf roof sunk into the sides and the hut staggered like a drunken soldier. It stood out from the others because it lay on the knob of earth...
Gold cherry

Remember Me As I Was.

Oatmeal for breakfast on a Monday, served lukewarm or cold. I chewed slowly, the plastic tray on his lap as I sat on my bunk. Grey food, slop, you...


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tragic, like you I don't have

Posted on Sat, 01 Dec 2018

tragic, like you I don't have an answer. Poverty, not morals is the key. We use the latter as a scapegoat, a standared practice by, for example, Jenhovah Witnesses to get a foot in the door, is to say how much worse the world is getting. They've...

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Posted in When Death Comes Too Soon

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group hug and the longest wee

Posted on Tue, 08 Jun 2021

group hug and the longest wee in history. Go girl. Great story. 

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Posted in Pride

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It is a heavy burden your

Posted on Wed, 14 Apr 2021

It is a heavy burden your words carry with grace. 

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Posted in Setting Sons

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I didn't like my dad. You

Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2021

I didn't like my dad. You always get that assertion dressed as a question, aye, but you must have loved him? No. The strange thing is every year that passes I get more like him. This too will pass is the obvious piece of advice. But there's no...

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Posted in How do you forgive a parent?

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to teach them a  lesson.. Yeh

Posted on Fri, 03 Jul 2020

to teach them a  lesson.. Yeh, that about sums up genocide. 

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Posted in Pins (6)

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lovely. words that bewitch.

Posted on Wed, 22 Apr 2020

lovely. words that bewitch. images that travel. wisdom in poetic form. 

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Posted in I Want To Tell You Things

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I did read a couple of posts

Posted on Wed, 25 Mar 2020

I did read a couple of posts about Charles and Camilla. And a story in The Guardian (so it must be true) that they didn't jump any hospital queues. They are 71 and 72. I almost feel sorry for the future king and his consort. It wasn't that long...

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Posted in Just Put Me In The Fridge

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oh, well, as long as you don

Posted on Sat, 14 Dec 2019

oh, well, as long as you don't talk about politics...

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Posted in The Worst

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children's language is a

Posted on Sun, 28 Jul 2019

children's language is a thing of joy. 

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Posted in West Wales

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I'm a great friend of the

Posted on Wed, 15 May 2019

I'm a great friend of the potato, humble potato, hot potato, mashed potato. swanny potato. 

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Posted in The Identity of the Potato and the Swan