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11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 189193 times and 173 of my stories have been cherry picked.
571 of my 3,614 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 600 votes
571 of my comments have received 600 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?
Marvellous, Drew. Shan't be
Posted on Sat, 03 Jul 2021
Marvellous, Drew. Shan't be forking out to take my double vaccinated self to a writers' retreat in Corfu any time soon then.
'In the interest of intellectual freedom and expression for two weeks you try writing in the nude. You are thrown...Read full comment
Posted in You
Well done with this, Penny -
Posted on Thu, 01 Jul 2021
Well done with this, Penny - still loving it! I particularly enjoy the way you blend the modern - ordering online and the car - with something very very much older. And all the lovely details which really bring the characters and the setting to...Read full comment
Posted in "Willow's Tail" 12
It is such a complicated
Posted on Wed, 12 May 2021
It is such a complicated issue, and pushing further and further into the habitats of other species is not the answer to any of our problems. In fact it may make them worse - it facilitates the 'jumping' of diseases to humans from other animals...Read full comment
Posted in The Last Elephant
I have to say that if I ever
Posted on Tue, 27 Apr 2021
I have to say that if I ever do see the sunrise these days, it tends to be at the end of my day rather than the start! I'm another one who doesn't really do early mornings, but reading your lovely poem makes me think maybe I should give it a go...Read full comment
Posted in Sunrise
Reading your poems is always
Posted on Thu, 04 Feb 2021
Reading your poems is always such a treat, because not only is there the wonderful poetry itself, but you always give those marvellous extra links, and I end up learning things - I didn't know the word asterism before now! Thanks, as always, for...Read full comment
Posted in Dipper
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