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I have 83 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 65094 times and 104 of my stories have been cherry picked.
244 of my 2,147 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 247 votes

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A couple of my pieces can be found elsewhere,

A ghost story, 'The Light Left' is in the anthology 'Cold Iron', published by Iron Press::  https://tinyurl.com/yardmpqs

A short piece of science fiction, 'Madness Not To' 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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My stories

Cherry

Christobel and The Monkey (Part 1 of 2)

A shaggy monkey story. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
Gold cherry

Shadow (Part 3 of 3)

What will Mr Gray find behind the open door?
Cherry

Shadow (Part 2 of 3)

Is Mr Gray really cut out for an enigmatic lady, however intelligent?
Gold cherry

Shadow (Part 1 of 3)

Mr Gray seeks an intelligent lady. But is that what he's cut out for? Supposed to be for last week's 'Storm' Inspiration Point, but ran out of time. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons

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244 of my comments have received 247 Great Feedback votes

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I am Delilah, and this is

Posted on Sun, 26 Aug 2018

I am Delilah, and this is being typed by the servant of myself and Zsa Zsa.  I have a new game for Omar.  Get your local vet to put either you or Mitsie on special expensive food that only the one of you is supposed to have, and then swap bowls...

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Posted in Omar's Diary - Sunday 26th August 2018

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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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A wonderful piece of wise

Posted on Sat, 03 Nov 2018

A wonderful piece of wise nonsense, and it's our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day!  Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too.

Rich - sorry but Facebook isn't accepting photos today!  It went on alright on Twitter though.

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Posted in So ManyWords in a Row - Now with Vocals

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The influenza epidemic of

Posted on Fri, 26 Oct 2018

The flu epidemic of 1918 killed millions of people, far more than the first world war did, so if the powers that be really want to reduce the population, stopping the flu jab would be one of the best ways to do it.  The jab is isn't perfect, it...

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Posted in Is This True?

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Ha!  A deadly combination of

Posted on Mon, 22 Oct 2018

Ha!  A deadly combination of Xena Warrior Princess and Mrs Tiggywinkle.

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Posted in My Name is Jane

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I was delighted to see this

Posted on Sun, 21 Oct 2018

I was delighted to see this piece.  Peterloo is a much neglected part of our history.  My kids, one of whom took History GCSE, were never taught anything about it at school, or indeed about the Chartists or the Tolpuddle Martrys.  Or Tom Paine. ...

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Posted in Peterloo Remembered

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I think my younger self would

Posted on Sun, 30 Sep 2018

I think my younger self would probably be appalled at me, but I'd try to reassure her with that George Eliot quote:  It is never too late to be what you might have been.

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Posted in Inner Child

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That's a horrible situation

Posted on Tue, 09 Oct 2018

That's a horrible situation to be in.  I've been in similar, it really does sap your confidence and your energy, and it's shocking that your management won't do anything about it.  There's some useful information from ACAS here:  ...

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Posted in T.B.

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