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I have 112 stories published in 9 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 131312 times and 154 of my stories have been cherry picked.
430 of my 3,097 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 448 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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Cherry

Castle Pillock 7

Radio Gaga: The Dowager has a birthday, God moves in mysterious ways, and we remember Blueberry Hill.
Cherry

Back When Elvis Came To Town

Imagine the time before recorded sound. Before wax cylinders and piano rolls and music boxes. When all you had was the singer. Back when Elvis came to town.
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Song For The Girl With The Corn Coloured Hair

Originally intended for the 'Result' IP but life intervened and I didn't get it done in time.
Cherry

Castle Pillock 6

The Journal has had a fruity week...
Cherry

Castle Pillock 5

The Princess is taking her genes on holiday...

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430 of my comments have received 448 Great Feedback votes

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A wonderful piece of wise

Posted on Sat, 03 Nov 2018

A wonderful piece of wise nonsense, and it's our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day!  Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too.

Rich - sorry but Facebook isn't accepting photos today!  It went on alright on Twitter though.

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Posted in So ManyWords in a Row - Now with Vocals

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The influenza epidemic of

Posted on Fri, 26 Oct 2018

The flu epidemic of 1918 killed millions of people, far more than the first world war did, so if the powers that be really want to reduce the population, stopping the flu jab would be one of the best ways to do it.  The jab is isn't perfect, it...

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Posted in Is This True?

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Ha!  A deadly combination of

Posted on Mon, 22 Oct 2018

Ha!  A deadly combination of Xena Warrior Princess and Mrs Tiggywinkle.

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Posted in My Name is Jane

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I was delighted to see this

Posted on Sun, 21 Oct 2018

I was delighted to see this piece.  Peterloo is a much neglected part of our history.  My kids, one of whom took History GCSE, were never taught anything about it at school, or indeed about the Chartists or the Tolpuddle Martrys.  Or Tom Paine. ...

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Posted in Peterloo Remembered

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I think my younger self would

Posted on Sun, 30 Sep 2018

I think my younger self would probably be appalled at me, but I'd try to reassure her with that George Eliot quote:  It is never too late to be what you might have been.

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Posted in Inner Child

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That's a horrible situation

Posted on Tue, 09 Oct 2018

That's a horrible situation to be in.  I've been in similar, it really does sap your confidence and your energy, and it's shocking that your management won't do anything about it.  There's some useful information from ACAS here:  ...

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Posted in T.B.

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A lovely idea to mark the

Posted on Sat, 08 Sep 2018

A lovely idea to mark the passing of a beloved pet.  

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Posted in A STONE

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Thought provoking piece,

Posted on Sat, 01 Sep 2018

Thought provoking piece, Rhiannon, and certainly struck a chord with me.  I get particularly fed up with the constant excuse 'Ooops, I misspoke'.  Well think what you're saying before opening trap or putting fingers to keyboard then!  And yes,...

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Posted in Healing or Provoking

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A wonderful rallying cry for

Posted on Sun, 26 Aug 2018

A wonderful rallying cry for those of us amongst the lower orders, 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 Army of Poets

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Lovely contribution to the IP

Posted on Mon, 20 Aug 2018

Lovely contribution to the IP.  I like the way that 'ticking' at the end reflects 'metronomic' at the start.  Very well thought out.  

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Posted in Time Is Ticking

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