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I have 98 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 93794 times and 129 of my stories have been cherry picked.
319 of my 2,599 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 328 votes

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Short stories published in these anthologies: 

Cold Iron: 21st Century Ghost Stories (The Iron Press) http://www.ironpress.co.uk/books/coldiron.html (as Jane Ayrie);  

Science Fiction for Survival (Valley Press) https://www.valleypressuk.com/book/119/science_fiction_for_survival (as Jane Roberts)

 

 

 

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A Pillock's Castle (2)

Some day my plumber will come.
Cherry

A Pillock's Castle

First find your stopcock

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319 of my comments have received 328 Great Feedback votes

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I loved that last line. 

Posted on Fri, 30 Jun 2017

I loved that last line.  Sometimes there is simply no other way to put it! 

I really like the rhythm of your writing - I see that you're a lyricist and the musicality definitely comes through.

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Posted in Um, Um, Um, Yummy

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This is a lovely piece.  We

Posted on Sat, 03 Jun 2017

This is a lovely piece.  We have been reminded recently of how powerful poetry can be at times of national grief.  I like the way this reads as a declaration of (all kinds of) faith, a credo for getting through terrible times.  Really touches the...

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Loved this.  Poor old Very. 

Posted on Thu, 27 Apr 2017

Loved this.  Poor old Very.  I have this terrible dream, sometimes, where I'm confronted by the population of the future gabbling 'So jus' lit'rally very kinda like y'know' as they drive skewers into my ears.

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Posted in Adverb Angst

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Wonderful use of the words -

Posted on Wed, 26 Apr 2017

Wonderful use of the words - read aloud, the sounds really evoke both the storm and the calm afterwards.

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Posted in Ocean

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Wonderful imagery and very

Posted on Sat, 08 Apr 2017

Wonderful imagery and very apt for our times.  It's interesting how those ancient tales adapt so easily to our modern dilemmas.  Great poem. 

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Posted in Hydra

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'...each friend of those

Posted on Tue, 04 Apr 2017

'...each friend of those golden days in us glitteringly blaze' is a lovely image.  It's good that old friends can meet after so long and put aside the differences in their lives.  As in your previous poem, there's a real sense of the passage of...

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Posted in From " Yar" to "Sir'

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It is, as the song goes, a

Posted on Tue, 04 Apr 2017

It is, as the song goes, a whole new world.  OK, then, what is the spider going to do??

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Posted in Lisa Seduces Ray or Did She? (fireflies cont.)

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Sounds like they're both

Posted on Mon, 03 Apr 2017

Sounds like they're both better out of a very mutually destructive relationship.  The ambivalence in the portrayal of the wife is interesting, although for me it seemed as though you yourself weren't really sure of who she was, and as a reader...

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Posted in Poker Face

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Relationships in dementia can

Posted on Mon, 03 Apr 2017

Relationships in dementia can be so complicated, but sometimes there are lovely moments, like this. 

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Posted in ‘Where is your home?’

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Beautiful poem.  I can see,

Posted on Sun, 02 Apr 2017

Beautiful poem.  I can see, hear and certainly smell it smiley​  Happy memories do...

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Posted in Wish you were here

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