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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

A Pillock's Castle

First find your stopcock

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430 of my comments have received 448 Great Feedback votes

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Lovely vignette, and a

Posted on Tue, 01 May 2018

Lovely vignette, and a thoughtful take on the IP.  There are some very telling descriptions - your opening line really evokes the abundance of flowers in the shop window.  You also capture both Dottie's loneliness and her strengh of character. ...

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Posted in Dottie in the window

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Both parts of this

Posted on Thu, 26 Apr 2018

Both parts of this beautifully written.  The tension for the reader, around whether the 'something hard' is physical or psychological, is excellently maintained.  You have captured the awkwardness and ambivalence that people feel towards both the...

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Posted in Something Hard Inside Him (Part 2)

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That's a wonderful way to

Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2018

That's a wonderful way to look at things.  Although in my opinion you're a writer, whatever else you may do!  Enjoying our writing, and enjoying sharing it, if we choose, should be the main reason for doing it.  Otherwise there's not a lot of...

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Posted in Serene

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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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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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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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