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I have 127 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 263559 times and 179 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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Readings of Episodes One and Two of the Pad Life Journals are now available on Sound Cloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-968566758   More to follow!

 

 

 

 

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I'll Teach You To Burn (IP)

Fire was a dominant theme in my childhood. It was for most kids in the fifties and sixties. It was one of our earliest lessons on the contrariness of life.
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The Net Caster (Part Twenty-Three)

I knew who she was. We all did. And every face was afraid.
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Castle Pillock 12

Castle Pillock has run the London Marathon! Well, one of us has.
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The Net Caster (Part Twenty-Two)

I began to laugh from fatigue, shock, grief, and an overriding terror of being locked down here in this cellar with a group of disparate and apparently ill-matched Bios.
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The Net Caster (Part Twenty-One)

'I've got nothing left to lose,' I told him. 'You haven't asked about your sister,' he said.

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706 of my comments have received 747 Great Feedback votes

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As others have said, the

Posted on Tue, 10 Aug 2021

As others have said, the different views of his life were very interesting. How sad that Maria and the others were excluded from the accounts of his life. There was, I think, a very narrow view of what was 'noteworthy' then, and there is still a...

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Posted in Maria's Diary 40

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Still enchanting, and still

Posted on Tue, 10 Aug 2021

Still enchanting, and still blending the magic and the everyday with such skill.

There are a couple of little typos - in the first conversation about the orchid, you've got a 'their' which I think should be a 'they're' and 'thy' instead of...

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Posted in "Willow's Tail" 15

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Poem of the Week

Posted on Tue, 03 Aug 2021

This beautiful piece is our Poem of the Week - congratulations!

I hope you don't mind, Paul - I have taken your very intriguing question about what is normal, and used it as the basis of this week's Inspiration Point. It's such a universal...

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Posted in Saccades of Sands

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Fri, 06 Aug 2021

This very beautiful piece is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day! Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too.

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Posted in White Sailors

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I was thinking about the

Posted on Mon, 02 Aug 2021

I was thinking about the Woody Allen film as I read it! 

Sounds like Mission Control came up with the most sensible plan in the end!

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Posted in How Roger Came to Spend Lockdown on the Sofa in His Underpants

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Oh go on. Give us another one

Posted on Fri, 06 Aug 2021

Oh go on. Give us another one. The angels might sing next time.

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Posted in The Last Poem I Shat Out

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I'm finding these really

Posted on Thu, 05 Aug 2021

I'm finding these really fascinating. I had to go and look up the Greek words, but was intrigued by what I found, and you are adding a new dimension to these tales for me.

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Posted in I, Helen -Parts 1 and 2

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Full of life, full of humour,

Posted on Thu, 05 Aug 2021

Full of life, full of humour, and full of acute observation. These characters are fantastic. As are all your characters! Great read.

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Posted in Wan Goal tae the Good

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That's fascinating - I love

Posted on Fri, 30 Jul 2021

That's fascinating - I love finding out about how language develops. I've learned something today! 

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Posted in Lord Strange Examines a Premonition of Bad Things to Come

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Very intriguing - I had a

Posted on Fri, 30 Jul 2021

Very intriguing - I had a very vivid picture of the proceedings, and there is real sense of foreboding at the end. Enjoyed reading it.

In the first line - broom stails? Should this be brooms' tails, or what is a broom stail?

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Posted in Lord Strange Examines a Premonition of Bad Things to Come

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