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Pad Life: So Here It Is

Season's Greetings from the Pad. Picture copyright free from Pixabay
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Night Time Economy

Time to ensure the greater good, especially at Night. Picture: Copyright free from Pixabay

Pad Life: The Rock of Reality

The talking cat tells me to ignore the Rock of Reality. So we go to Leeds. Picture: Copyright free on Pixabay.
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Pad Life: Princess and the Crone

Once upon a time, in a reality far, far away, there lived a young woman. Let’s call her…oh…I don’t know…Princess. Why not? (A totally fictional story in a totally fictional reality with totally fictional people.) Purple Day logo used with permission of Purple Day UK.
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Horror In The Smallest Room

I am a novelist. I do not exorcise bathrooms. Your're offering how much? Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons


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I'm so sorry to hear this. 

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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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Story of the Week

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A happy ending for Marandina and his son - and this is our Story of the Week! Congratulations! 

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Hooray - another of these

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Hooray - another of these great pieces! Marvellous idea - although I'm not sure I'm totally grateful for the image of Richard Osman in Rocky Horror garb. 

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Beautiful piece, Jane,

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Beautiful piece, Jane, brilliantly written. Absolute belter of an IP. 

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A beautifully crafted poem - especially for someone who's not writing today! - and it's our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too. 

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Wonderful piece, Jane!

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Wonderful piece, Jane! Although slightly disappointed - I was convinced the photo was a picture of an alien! Great fun to read. 

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Pick of the Day

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As has already been mentioned, this is the best yet of an already very enjoyable series - and it's our Christmas Eve Pick of the Day! Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too.

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Beautiful poem and an amazing

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Beautiful poem and an amazing gift! 

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This is lovely, Jenny. It

Posted on Wed, 27 Oct 2021

This is lovely, Jenny. It struck a real chord with me - in a few days it will be the anniversary of when I lost my dad, and you capture so well how those moments stay with us, happy and sad. Until my parents died, I was a bit sceptical of people...

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It would be interesting to

Posted on Fri, 03 Sep 2021

It would be interesting to know how the chocolate sauce registered on the German Shepherd's pie chart of happiness. Equal with having an enormous crap, watching your owner pick it up, and then doing another one? Maybe not.

Very much...

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