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I have 129 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 283873 times and 183 of my stories have been cherry picked.
758 of my 4,030 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 808 votes

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Assorted writers' groups, the odd anthology, occasional readings.  Lots of looking out of the window.  Hello, and thanks for dropping by.

FB: www.facebook.com/janeayrie.writer    Twitter:  https://twitter.com/JaneAyrie

Readings of Episodes One and Two of the Pad Life Journals are now available on Sound Cloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-968566758   More to follow!

 

 

 

 

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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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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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Story of the week

Pad Life 17: 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
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Cherry

Pad Life 16: 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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758 of my comments have received 808 Great Feedback votes

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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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Posted in Lock

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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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Posted in How do you forgive a parent?

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Sun, 25 Sep 2022

Today's choice is a bonus two in one! This beautiful new poem by Onemorething, and a wonderful reading by the poet. Please share and retweet if you can.

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Posted in The Ghost of The Bird

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This really is a gorgeous

Posted on Fri, 16 Sep 2022

This really is a gorgeous poem, and yes, would love to hear it read. Soundcloud is really easy (it must be, otherwise I couldn't do it!). If you go to SoundCloud.com you can create an account by putting in your email address and a password, and...

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Posted in Midwinter, Remember

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Mon, 05 Sep 2022

This is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day! Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too.

Picture copyright free from Wikimedia Commons: 256px-DIN_4844-2_Warnung_vor_gef_el_Spannung_D-W008.svg_.png 

Ed - I don't know if this is...

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Posted in THE TRIALS OF AN ANGEL

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This is beautiful, Rhiannon.

Posted on Tue, 09 Aug 2022

This is beautiful, Rhiannon. So representative of all those people who are never known to the wider world, but who make so much difference to family and friends.

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Posted in Auntie Agnes’ Legacy

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Always lovely to see Martha,

Posted on Mon, 01 Aug 2022

Always lovely to see Martha, Perfidia and Willow. I almost feel sorry for whoever has snaffled Willow. They really don't know what they've let themselves in for! 

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Posted in "Willow's Missing Tail" 1

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The staring matches are

Posted on Wed, 13 Jul 2022

The staring matches are incredible, aren't they? Cat telepathy. 

I'm going to try the passive tense come winter when they're pursuing me for an energy bill I can't afford. 'A bill was unpaid. A bank account was found wanting.' Might work...

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Posted in Pad Life 18: Them's The Breaks

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Although I'm sad you are in

Posted on Sat, 09 Jul 2022

Although I'm sad you are in the situation to be writing this, Jean, I always look forward to hearing more about your journey. Your wonderful and accessible way with words makes me feel as though I'm having a good chat with a friend. I hope you...

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Posted in Chemo 2

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Story of the Week

Posted on Mon, 09 May 2022

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

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Posted in A Final Message From Moscow

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