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StoryThe Home monodemo191 week 18 hours ago
StorySounds luigi_pagano81 week 4 days ago
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StoryRemember to Forget (Part 3) Charlie7741 week 6 days ago
StoryRemember to Forget (Part 2) Charlie7751 week 6 days ago
StoryThis Sort of Thing - January 2024 - Main Course Turlough172 weeks 1 day ago
StoryParcel for You..Part 18 Jane Hyphen132 weeks 1 day ago
StoryJust like starting over Itane Vero42 weeks 1 day ago
StoryProgress! Rhiannonw172 weeks 2 days ago
StoryRemember to Forget (Part 1) Charlie7732 weeks 5 days ago
StoryCherries and Dahlia Petals Turlough262 weeks 5 days ago
StoryWe Watched from the Shore Jane Hyphen182 weeks 5 days ago
Blog entryStory and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point airyfairy02 weeks 5 days ago
StorySomething Old, Something New luigi_pagano103 weeks 1 day ago
StoryGerald Terrence Oblong43 weeks 1 day ago
StoryWorld of Hedges Terrence Oblong43 weeks 2 days ago
StoryThe Manual (Part 2 of 2) Mac_Ashton43 weeks 2 days ago
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StoryAct! A Poem for Basildon ralph103 weeks 3 days ago
StoryIchetucknee Villanelle TJW113 weeks 4 days ago
StoryThe Gaddafi Effect Turlough283 weeks 4 days ago
StoryHappy Birthday to Me luigi_pagano343 weeks 4 days ago
StoryThe Phone Booth Incident - A Ned's Tavern Tale hudsonmoon124 weeks 1 day ago
StoryThe Mole (A Sonnet) jennifer71 month 1 day ago

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Gold cherry

A Drama And A Crisis

I don’t know. You take a week off to have Covid and return to a world where the Post Office has grown horns and a tail. The arts strike again.
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Cherry

Sweet Contemplation (Part 2 of 2) (IP)

I knew what Ben had been thinking. He was thinking it was his job now, his inheritance. I hadn’t gone near the vegetable garden after the night I saw Mum.
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Story of the week

Sweet Contemplation (Part 1 of 2) (IP)

We’ll never know why Dad went out to the vegetable garden. Maybe to see how the cabbages were doing, or to plan the next crop. Maybe just to think. He used to say that being out among living things just quietly growing was a good exercise in contemplation.
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Lock

Padlocks on a bridge supposedly capture your true love. I thought maybe they could capture something else. Picture copyright free from Pixabay.
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Gold cherry

Pad Life 18: Them's The Breaks

Little Cat and I are back, having totally failed in our mission. Picture copyright free from Pixabay.
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I always thought they

Posted on Thu, 04 Aug 2022

I always thought they originated in Paris, but according to Wikipedia (so it must be true) there is a Hungarian story about a woman who fastened padlocks to bridges in memory of her lover who was killed in the First World War. I think mass...

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I'm so sorry to hear this. 

Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2021

I'm so sorry to hear this.  And this site is here to be supportive when you need it.  

It sounds as though you are spending so much emotional energy trying to forgive and understand your father, but please think about prioritising yourself...

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Congratulations on the golden

Posted on Wed, 07 Feb 2024

Congratulations on the golden cherries. This really is a wonderful poem. I worked in Adult Services for a while, and saw families going through this dilemma. There are no easy answers and you're right, it does take courage to make that decision...

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Posted in The Home

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This whole series has been

Posted on Sun, 04 Feb 2024

This whole series has been such a joy to read, Turlough. You brought the place and the people to life. I am greatly looking forward to the promised Part 13 and the prequel.

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Posted in Cherries and Dahlia Petals

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Story of the Week

Posted on Sat, 20 Jan 2024

This enchanting piece is our Story of the Week. Congratulations!

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Posted in "Unwanted Magic" 1

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Thank you, Jacques. Sites

Posted on Fri, 12 Jan 2024

Thank you, Jacques. Sites like ABC are indeed very precious, and it is lovely that this one has so much support.

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Posted in A Drama And A Crisis

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Mon, 01 Jan 2024

Jennifer's lovely, sympathetic advice is our Facebook and X Pick of the Day! Please do share if you enjoy it too.

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Posted in New Year's Resolution

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Sat, 30 Dec 2023

This delightful poem is our Facebook and X Pick of the Day! Please do share if you enjoy it too.

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Posted in “This night I will …”

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Hugely enjoyable. Although a

Posted on Mon, 04 Dec 2023

Hugely enjoyable. Although a Brit, I grew up abroad so have always felt a little bit outside looking in, although I found my 'forever place' here. However as it's in Yorkshire, I can adopt it as passionately as I like but it will never regard me...

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Posted in This Sort of Thing - November 2023 - First Half

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Wed, 29 Nov 2023

This evocative poem is our Facebook and X Pick of the Day! Please do share if you enjoy it too.

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Posted in Black and White Survival.

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