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489 of my 3,311 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 510 votes
489 of my comments have received 510 Great Feedback votes
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...Read full comment
Posted in How do you forgive a parent?
Brought back so many memories
Posted on Tue, 15 Dec 2020
Brought back so many memories! The feeling of pleasure when you've found something they like doing and that will keep them occupied. The feeling of hysteria when they like it so much you're doing it or reading that story for the 240th time! ...Read full comment
Posted in A new achievement @16 months
I thought it was a bit more
Posted on Sat, 31 Oct 2020
I thought it was a bit more ambiguous than a prank, just from the scale of the thing. I was assuming that Mr Hain had a very special hotel and was able to produce effects that owed more than a little to 'special powers'. However, did think it...Read full comment
Posted in Empire State (Part Two)
You have so cleverly created
Posted on Thu, 23 Jul 2020
You have so cleverly created an atmosphere where their nerves are jangling, and everyone they come across might be an enemy. And then it's a relief when someone is kind to them, but the reader is still on edge because it might not last. The...Read full comment
Posted in Pins (18)
Still utterly gripped by this
Posted on Mon, 13 Jul 2020
Still utterly gripped by this, but not totally convinced by Piru's 'voice'. I understand the formality of her English, because of the way she was taught, but whereas every word Emmet and Abigail speak strengthens the character portrayal, and I...Read full comment
Posted in Pins (12)
Just read all the parts of
Posted on Fri, 03 Jul 2020
Just read all the parts of this straight through, and most disappointed that there's not a link to another one! I remember the first draft of this, which I really enjoyed, but this is another level entirely. Utterly engrossing. The characters...Read full comment
Posted in Pins (6)
You have such a wonderful eye
Posted on Sat, 27 Jun 2020
You have such a wonderful eye for the physical qualities of nature, but also that ability to use those things as a springboard for so many thoughtful meditations. Beautiful and accessible poetry. Such a pleasure to read.Read full comment
Posted in Kingfisher
Agree so much with your words
Posted on Sun, 14 Jun 2020
Agree so much with your words about 'tolerance'. Tolerance of others is a privilege for the powerful.
I'm going to be coming back to this one, because there's so much in there to think about.Read full comment
Posted in Outsiders, and the clubhouse door
There have been times when I
Posted on Thu, 02 Apr 2020
There have been times when I've felt just like that. It's a bit like when there's an eclipse of the sun, and you know it's going to come back, but then it takes longer than you thought and somewhere deep inside you a little prehistoric creature...Read full comment
Posted in Locked