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The Game of the Name

Hooray! The most popular baby names list is out! No, I couldn't care less. Yes, I love a bit of a gawp at other people's choices.
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Temps Perdu

Gains and losses.
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Opposable Thumbs

General rant. State of world. State of nation. Digits.

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168 of my comments have received 171 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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Great to see this developing.

Posted on Thu, 02 Nov 2017

Great to see this developing.  There is a lot of exposition in this part, and for me following drafts could do with breaking it up a bit.  But that's for later.  Keep going!  

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Posted in The Eden Sky - 3 - An Auspicious Day

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Some great ideas in here - I

Posted on Wed, 01 Nov 2017

Some great ideas in here - I was going to wiffle on about a bit of proof reading, then realised you're doing it for Nanowrimo so you won't have time for any of that at the moment!  Hope it continues to go well.  

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Posted in The Eden Sky - Part 2 - Old Friends

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Very sorry for your loss, and

Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017

Very sorry for your loss, and hope that you have many happy memories for this special day.

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Posted in The Big 7-0

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Really interesting the way

Posted on Thu, 12 Oct 2017

Really interesting the way this deals with memory and recall.  The bit where the mother insists that there were always birthday parties, flatly contradicting the memory, and causing the narrator to doubt it.  I like the way things aren't neatly...

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Posted in Yellow Ribbons

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Yes, the words whip around

Posted on Mon, 09 Oct 2017

Yes, the words whip around you like that fresh, blustery wind.  Lovely work.  

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Posted in Nordy Bank Fort 5/10/17

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Genuine romance in this, in

Posted on Sun, 08 Oct 2017

Genuine romance in this, in all senses of the word.  Very tender, very insightful.  

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Posted in Doubt

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A lovely way to finish off,

Posted on Sat, 07 Oct 2017

A lovely way to finish off, Carl.  This has been such a generous series of posts, sharing your family's history and those wonderful photographs.  Looking back, I see that you have previously written in more detail about your mother, so I shall...

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Posted in On the Eastern Side of the River Mourne: The Watt-McCrossan Dynasty(3)

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