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I have 130 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 355198 times and 185 of my stories have been cherry picked.
906 of my 4,311 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 976 votes

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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!

 

 

 

 

My stories

Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Fifteen)

There was nothing soft about the woman sitting at the table. And how did she know my mother?
Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Fourteen)

Perhaps I could just stay here in the four poster bed, lulled by lavender and flowers and the odd bottle of Aphrodite whisky.
Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Thirteen)

Faced with a professional assassin awaiting instructions to kill me, I poured myself several glasses of whisky.
Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Twelve)

A table, a bottle of Aphrodite whisky, and two glasses. The scenario was familiar. Was this really down to dumb luck? '
Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Eleven)

It hardly mattered in which direction I walked. It was only a matter of time. And there was a figure standing at the end of the street.

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906 of my comments have received 976 Great Feedback votes

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Thanks for posting this,

Posted on Mon, 02 Jan 2023

Thanks for posting this, because I'm just reduced to incoherent babbling rage when I hear them trying to justify misogyny by twisting Islamic teaching. 

Also, it's a very good poem. 

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Posted in IQRA (Read, Educate Yourself)

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Wed, 28 Dec 2022

Funny, sharp and delightfully toe-curling, this is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day! Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too. 

Picture by Tumisu, copyright free via Pixabay.

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Posted in The Tinder Date (Tinder is the night)

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You capture so well the

Posted on Thu, 29 Dec 2022

You capture the 'demob happy' atmosphere of an office before Christmas. I come from a very quiz loving family, and we had at least three of those questions in our Christmas Day quiz! No lovely vouchers afterwards, though.  

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Posted in The Christmas Quiz

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Sharply observed - I do like

Posted on Thu, 29 Dec 2022

Sharply observed - I do like the idea of Michael and Mariah being deep frozen for the duration! A great 'Twixmas' story. 

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Posted in In-between Days

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Tue, 27 Dec 2022

A remarkable poem giving a glimpse of the wonder and beauty of the universe - and it's our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day! Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too. 

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Posted in The Magic of Dust

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I'm so very sorry, Ewan, and

Posted on Wed, 21 Dec 2022

I'm so very sorry, Ewan, and this is such a beautiful remembrance. x

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Posted in Hereafter

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Poem of the Week

Posted on Mon, 12 Dec 2022

This gorgeous piece of nature writing is also a beautifully romantic story of two people and their dreams - and it's our Poem of the Week! Congratulations! 

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Posted in Walk In December Snow

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Mon, 12 Dec 2022

A wonderfully imaginative and wholly accurate description of what it means to feel chilled to the bone - and it's our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day! Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too.

Picture copyright free from Pixabay.

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Hope you're feeling a bit

Posted on Fri, 02 Dec 2022

Hope you're feeling a bit better now, Jean. It sounds like quite a little community in the chemo department! I hope that the companionship and shared experiences help. I recently had to attend a day ward for the better part of a week for...

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Such an interesting subject.

Posted on Tue, 06 Dec 2022

Such an interesting subject. We're all such a hotchpotch of 'identities', even if we don't realise it. I did a course on folklore and fairytale once and the tutor said something very interesting, that's it's not where you're from, but where you'...

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Posted in Your accent tells …

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