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I have 124 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 189145 times and 173 of my stories have been cherry picked.
571 of my 3,614 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 600 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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My stories

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Pad Life: What The Giraffe??

There's fly-tipping, and then there's giraffes. Some adult language. Possibly Giraffe. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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A Story of May

I was born in October, and I always knew my name was chosen as a political statement. My Dad was a member of the International Marxist Group back then. They were big in the seventies.
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Sibelius Lobey (Part 4 - Final Part)

A Sunday morning in a small town in the summer of 1970. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Sibelius Lobey (Part 3)

One Saturday, in one small town, in the summer of 1970. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Sibelius Lobey (Part Two)

One Saturday in a small town in the summer of 1970. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons

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571 of my comments have received 600 Great Feedback votes

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Another great episode, Penny.

Posted on Sun, 13 Oct 2019

Another great episode, Penny.  The trees were my favourite bit too.  Trees are indeed the guardians of our world.  

I really like the way, in this story, kindness given brings kindness back.  It's a lovely message.

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Posted in "The Trouble with Magical Beings" Chapter 9 (A Fantasy)

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I'm with you on this one. 

Posted on Wed, 02 Oct 2019

I'm with you on this one.  The only place grey looks magnificent is on an elephant.

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Posted in Fifty Shades of Shade

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A beautiful image, sitting

Posted on Sun, 12 May 2019

A beautiful image, sitting making music under a tree.  All your pieces have the ability to make the reader feel both the permanence of the surroundings, and the impermanence of the people, particularly the narrator, within them.  Our narrator is...

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Posted in Under the pines and the power lines

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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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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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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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