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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.
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!
697 of my comments have received 738 Great Feedback votes
A wonderful piece, Penny. I
Posted on Sun, 21 Mar 2021
A wonderful piece, Penny. I've had four cats, two sets of two, over the years, down to the last one now! Like your husband, I wasn't brought up with animals, and got the first moggies only because my kids were desperate for a pet and we weren't...Read full comment
Posted in "The Canines of My Life"
What a wonderful story -
Posted on Thu, 25 Mar 2021
What a wonderful story - thanks for putting in the link. I wasn't aware of this before. That last verse brings a definite little prickling of the eyes. It'sgreat to know that, for once, our species is showing respect and love for another.Read full comment
Posted in The Last Time I Saw Fungie (2005)
As you say, Paul, so hard to
Posted on Tue, 16 Mar 2021
As you say, Paul, so hard to believe the equinox is very nearly here! I hate the long nights, so I literally take note every day of how much more daylight we've had until we reach the equinox. It always raises my mood. Such a lovely binding...Read full comment
Posted in Vernal Equinox
The fact that you can take
Posted on Sun, 07 Mar 2021
The fact that you can take something so traumatic and turn it into a thing of such beauty says so much about your power as a writer and a person. Thanks for sharing it, Rachel.
And as both someone's child and someone's parent, I've always...Read full comment
Posted in My Mother’s Name
This is brilliantly done, Di.
Posted on Mon, 01 Mar 2021
This is brilliantly done, Di. Like all the best poetry, a deceptively simple tone builds an incredibly complex picture. One incident, one person, summing up so much about the state of things. I wish I could say the state of things 'at the...Read full comment
Posted in Hand Washing, Glasgow Central