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I have 108 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 123766 times and 146 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Assorted writers' groups, the odd anthology, occasional readings.  Lots of looking out of the window.  Hello, and thanks for dropping by.

 

 

 

 

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Whispers

Silent streets give you dreams. Picture from Needpix, in the public domain.
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Gold cherry

Just Put Me In The Fridge

I should stop reading the papers and the news websites. No good at all for my blood pressure. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Cherry

Pad Life: Protect Our Way Of Life

More thoughts from the Pad. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons.
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Cherry

Pad Life: A Submission and Three Falls

An ongoing journal series. I'll number them one day. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Story of the week

Scream

Not a piece of writing but a self-indulgent howl, written for entirely self-indulgent therapeutic reasons. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons

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417 of my comments have received 433 Great Feedback votes

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As well as the wonderful

Posted on Thu, 09 May 2019

As well as the wonderful descriptions you get in these poems, they are always so well constructed, so that the way the words are used, as much as the words themselves, help the reader to see what you see.  Another beauty, Rhiannon.

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Posted in Transfixed!

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I really enjoyed this, and

Posted on Fri, 03 May 2019

I really enjoyed this, and then reading about the background to it made it even more poignant.  What a wonderful memorial to your relative.

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Posted in 1944 (12miles south of Spa Belgium)

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Yes, no point in getting hot

Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019

Yes, no point in getting hot and cross about it.

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Posted in I HAVE BEEN FIRED BY THE BAKERY

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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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Absolutely lovely, and I too

Posted on Sat, 04 Jul 2020

Absolutely lovely, and I too have learned some things in a very enjoyable way.  Just a pointer - you never need an excuse for a cocktail ...

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Posted in Puss Moths

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That's lovely!  I can see

Posted on Sat, 04 Jul 2020

That's lovely!  I can see this as a picture book for children.  They would love all the repeition and the rhythm of it.  

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Posted in Learning Counting 3, 4, 5 …

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Ah, half of those are me

Posted on Sat, 27 Jun 2020

Ah, half of those are me replying to the people kind enough to comment - including your good self!  Nice to see you, Tom!  

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Posted in Pad Life: Summer's Here!

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 I like the idea of them as

Posted on Sun, 28 Jun 2020

 I like the idea of them as funeral directors.  I love that painting, too.  

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Posted in Bluebottle

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