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I have 75 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 54118 times and 91 of my stories have been cherry picked.
230 of my 1,946 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 233 votes

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My ghost story 'The Light Left' (under the name Jane Ayrie) can be found in the anthology 'Cold Iron', published by Iron Press::  https://tinyurl.com/yardmpqs

A short piece of science fiction, 'Madness Not To' (under the name Jane Roberts) is on the Terra 2 website here: :https://yorkstjohnterratwo.com/portfolio/madness-not-to-by-jane-roberts/

My ABC blog, including life at Castle Pillock, is here:  https://www.abctales.com/blogs/airyfairy   There are also some previous Castle Pillock episodes in the named collection below.

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My stories

Opposable Thumbs

General rant. State of world. State of nation. Digits.
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The List

My mother died as she lived. In Marks and Spencer's Food Hall.
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My Mother And I Agree On Something

I lost my Mum last month. She was a funny and wise woman, and I wrote this last year after a conversation during which, for once, we really did agree on something.
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The Restructure Roundel

Met up with a former colleague the other day. This is for all those who are now, or ever have been, working in public services.
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Not Quite The Eve Of Destruction (2017 IP)

‘Can’t I have one? Just one little one? I’ve been so good all year…’ ‘No you bloody can’t, and put that Scythe down or I swear to Me I’ll confiscate it for good.'

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230 of my comments have received 233 Great Feedback votes

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Such a worrying time for you,

Posted on Wed, 04 Apr 2018

Such a worrying time for you, and glad to know that there was nothing too dreadful.  

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Posted in Grace Part Five.

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I'm so glad you found someone

Posted on Mon, 02 Apr 2018

I'm so glad you found someone who would listen to your story and believe you.  You show so well how many abused children feel they must have been 'complicit' in the abuse because of their physical reactions to it.  It can take them a long time,...

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Posted in Grace Part Four.

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Such a sad and courageous

Posted on Sun, 01 Apr 2018

Such a sad and courageous story - what a brave little girl and now a very brave woman.  However hard it is, please do keep going with telling your story.  You're in charge of this story now, not that horrible man.  

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Posted in Grace Part Two.

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Sharp, topical, funny and

Posted on Wed, 28 Mar 2018

Sharp, topical, funny and frightening - this is our Story of the Week!  Congratulations!

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Posted in Wai Peipei Comes Of Age

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I'm not really the best

Posted on Thu, 29 Mar 2018

I'm not really the best person to comment on this.  I have a Doctor Who purse.

Still enjoying this immensely.  

 

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And don't forget that there's

Posted on Wed, 28 Mar 2018

And don't forget that there's mini plastic, or whatever it's called, in bottled water.  It's probably in tap water too, but at least you're not paying extra for it.  

Very good piece, Ed.  

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Posted in Wai Peipei Comes Of Age

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Really interesting question. 

Posted on Sun, 25 Mar 2018

Really interesting question.  There's a lot of research going on at the moment, particularly into a compound of cannabis, cannabidiol.  Some researchers say it can reduce or lessen the severity of seizures, particularly where other drugs have not...

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Posted in International Purple Day - Epilepsy Awareness

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Good Lord.  Normally the

Posted on Sun, 25 Mar 2018

Good Lord.  Normally the crowd runs the other way...laugh

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Posted in International Purple Day - Epilepsy Awareness

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Very funny, and very well

Posted on Thu, 22 Mar 2018

Very funny, and very well observed.  Having worked in a university myself, many years ago, I absolutely recognised the dynamics at the library visit.  That part of it reminded me of 'A Very Peculiar Practice', a TV programme from the eighties, I...

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His problems are multiplying.

Posted on Wed, 21 Mar 2018

His problems are multiplying...

Very readable, characterisation is excellent.  Really enjoying this one!

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