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I have 74 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 47476 times and 88 of my stories have been cherry picked.
216 of my 1,800 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 219 votes

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My ghost story 'The Light Left' (under the name Jane Ayrie) can be found in the anthology 'Cold Iron', published by Iron Press::  https://tinyurl.com/yardmpqs

A short piece of science fiction, 'Madness Not To' (under the name Jane Roberts) is on the Terra 2 website here: :https://yorkstjohnterratwo.com/portfolio/madness-not-to-by-jane-roberts/

My ABC blog, including life at Castle Pillock, is here:  https://www.abctales.com/blogs/airyfairy   There are also some previous Castle Pillock episodes in the named collection below.

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International Purple Day - Epilepsy Awareness

Tomorrow is Purple Day! My lovely daughter has learned to live with her epilepsy, but we have also learned that there is a lot to be done in terms of research and awareness. This is written with her permission. Purple Day logo used with permission of Purple Day UK.
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What Goes Around (IP)

You can't miss what you've never had. Unless you've had it before. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Halloween

Not very seasonal, but one I made earlier and have been tinkering with. Photo CC0 via Pixabay
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Postcard from Upstairs (IP)

Don't say anything to Leonard. Picture: https://tinyurl.com/y9mrwdjt
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Mosaic

A word limited exercise in memoir, written for a course I did last autumn. Picture: https://tinyurl.com/yd92krwx

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216 of my comments have received 219 Great Feedback votes

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More than one journey is

Posted on Sun, 04 Dec 2016

More than one journey is explored in this wonderful exploration of pain and hope.  That's why it's our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day!

Picture credit:  http://tinyurl.com/hrmu2lg

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Posted in Journey to Minneapolis

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Some very striking imagery -

Posted on Thu, 18 Jun 2015

Some very striking imagery - the one that stood out for me was the passage comparing Joanie's voice to a shotgun, 'her words repeating until the cartridge emptied, until her words were simple, hollow clicks.'  I wasn't too sure about some of the...

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Posted in Buried Secrets

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You've got it all in there

Posted on Sat, 02 May 2015

You've got it all in there really - the self justification and the detachment, and the powerful images of what that leads to.  This is chilling and heartbreaking.

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Posted in Culpable

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That's a wonderful way to

Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2018

That's a wonderful way to look at things.  Although in my opinion you're a writer, whatever else you may do!  Enjoying our writing, and enjoying sharing it, if we choose, should be the main reason for doing it.  Otherwise there's not a lot of...

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Posted in Serene

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Absolutely extraordinary 

Posted on Tue, 17 Apr 2018

Absolutely extraordinary smiley

Really enjoyed it, very much looking forward...

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Posted in Hamstergate (Part One)

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I certainly hope we shall see

Posted on Thu, 05 Apr 2018

I certainly hope we shall see more of it in some form.  Do let us know if/when there is somewhere we will be able to see the finished version.  

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Posted in Englishman Descending 25-27

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There's a tenderness and

Posted on Thu, 05 Apr 2018

There's a tenderness and sweetness in this chapter - the episode with Richard's father will ring very true with anyone who has known an older person struggling to find a purpose for their life.  Richard's reflections on how he was during his...

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Posted in Englishman Descending 25-27

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Such a worrying time for you,

Posted on Wed, 04 Apr 2018

Such a worrying time for you, and glad to know that there was nothing too dreadful.  

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Posted in Grace Part Five.

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I'm so glad you found someone

Posted on Mon, 02 Apr 2018

I'm so glad you found someone who would listen to your story and believe you.  You show so well how many abused children feel they must have been 'complicit' in the abuse because of their physical reactions to it.  It can take them a long time,...

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Posted in Grace Part Four.

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Such a sad and courageous

Posted on Sun, 01 Apr 2018

Such a sad and courageous story - what a brave little girl and now a very brave woman.  However hard it is, please do keep going with telling your story.  You're in charge of this story now, not that horrible man.  

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Posted in Grace Part Two.

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