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I have 75 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 54119 times and 91 of my stories have been cherry picked.
230 of my 1,946 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 233 votes

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My ghost story 'The Light Left' (under the name Jane Ayrie) can be found in the anthology 'Cold Iron', published by Iron Press::  https://tinyurl.com/yardmpqs

A short piece of science fiction, 'Madness Not To' (under the name Jane Roberts) 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

Gold cherry

Mosaic

A word limited exercise in memoir, written for a course I did last autumn. Picture: https://tinyurl.com/yd92krwx
Gold cherry

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.
Cherry

Temps Perdu

Gains and losses.
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230 of my comments have received 233 Great Feedback votes

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I'm so sorry to hear about

Posted on Sat, 09 Jun 2018

I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your cat.  I'm a cat lover myself and it's so hard when you have to say goodbye.  

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Posted in Boy's Death

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I heard about this poor

Posted on Mon, 04 Jun 2018

I heard about this poor gentleman on the news. Such a very sad thing. Glad to hear you came through safely.

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Posted in Five Minutes.

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I've read this several times

Posted on Sun, 03 Jun 2018

I've read this several times now, getting something else out of it each time.  It does a wonderful job of blending joy and sadness, closeness and estrangement.  I think this is something many people will recognise, from one context or another. ...

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Posted in The Borrowed Days

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I love these slices of life,

Posted on Fri, 01 Jun 2018

I love these slices of life, they're always so vivid. The sounds and scents come alive and we can see a colour drenched scene as if we're there.

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Posted in El primero de junio

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This dire but funny warning

Posted on Sun, 20 May 2018

This dire but funny warning about the joys or otherwise of the summer fayre season is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day! Please share if you enjoy it too.

Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons

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Posted in 'May I Use Your Bathroom?'

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Lovely vignette, and a

Posted on Tue, 01 May 2018

Lovely vignette, and a thoughtful take on the IP.  There are some very telling descriptions - your opening line really evokes the abundance of flowers in the shop window.  You also capture both Dottie's loneliness and her strengh of character. ...

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Posted in Dottie in the window

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Both parts of this

Posted on Thu, 26 Apr 2018

Both parts of this beautifully written.  The tension for the reader, around whether the 'something hard' is physical or psychological, is excellently maintained.  You have captured the awkwardness and ambivalence that people feel towards both the...

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Posted in Something Hard Inside Him (Part 2)

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That's a wonderful way to

Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2018

That's a wonderful way to look at things.  Although in my opinion you're a writer, whatever else you may do!  Enjoying our writing, and enjoying sharing it, if we choose, should be the main reason for doing it.  Otherwise there's not a lot of...

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Posted in Serene

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I certainly hope we shall see

Posted on Thu, 05 Apr 2018

I certainly hope we shall see more of it in some form.  Do let us know if/when there is somewhere we will be able to see the finished version.  

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There's a tenderness and

Posted on Thu, 05 Apr 2018

There's a tenderness and sweetness in this chapter - the episode with Richard's father will ring very true with anyone who has known an older person struggling to find a purpose for their life.  Richard's reflections on how he was during his...

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