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I have 129 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 271647 times and 183 of my stories have been cherry picked.
729 of my 3,981 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 775 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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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!

 

 

 

 

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Daisy and The Chalet Woman (Part One)

I am really struggling with this one. I've got two thirds of the way through and I now have about three endings, all entirely different, and I can't decide. I don't even know what genre to put it in. Depends on the ending...
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A Pillock's Castle (2)

Some day my plumber will come.
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A Pillock's Castle

First find your stopcock

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729 of my comments have received 775 Great Feedback votes

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I think competitions are a

Posted on Mon, 15 Feb 2021

I think competitions are a good way of sharpening your focus and keeping to a word limit.  I find it difficult to stop waffling in my stories, so it's a helpful discipline for me.  And then when I get nowhere, I can reassure myself I'm only doing...

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Posted in The Banquet (Competition entry max 1,000 words)

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I have no idea how you keep

Posted on Sun, 14 Feb 2021

I have no idea how you keep coming up with these marvellous pieces, each one enriching and heartbreaking.  Wonderful image of the dwarf planets.  A beautiful thing.

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Posted in The Opposite of Love

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Very beautiful and, as others

Posted on Thu, 11 Feb 2021

Very beautiful and, as others have said, complex and rewarding many repeated reads.  Such a worthy POD and POW!  Your poems are always so enriching.

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Posted in After the Blizzard

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If Boris Johnson isn't

Posted on Thu, 11 Feb 2021

If Boris Johnson isn't evidence of a conspiracy by someone somewhere to screw us all over, I don't know what is.

Thanks for reading, celtic!

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Posted in Pad Life 14: The Joy of Jabbing

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Magic in so many ways, Rachel

Posted on Thu, 11 Feb 2021

Magic in so many ways, Rachel.  

'I don't know where home is - it is not in the lexicon of those in perpetual motion'  - such a wonderful, resonant line.

When are we going to see a new collection from you??

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Posted in Swallow-tailed Kites

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I love that opening line -

Posted on Thu, 11 Feb 2021

I love that opening line - 'when stars sing their last song'.  That's just so evocative, Jenny.

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Posted in We Are Stars

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I don't know how I've missed

Posted on Sat, 30 Jan 2021

I don't know how I've missed all the parts of this Di - what a wonderful, magical story!  You have really captured essence of cat in that dialogue.  Mary is such a captivating young heroine.

Now I've caught up with it all, can't wait to...

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Posted in part 6

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I'm an atheist, and have been

Posted on Fri, 05 Feb 2021

I'm an atheist, and have been since my student days, when I tried to become a Christian.  I had a vague, background faith, but felt I really wanted to find the 'real thing'. I read, I listened, I joined a Christian group, I went to places of...

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Posted in The Theory of Everything (take 2)

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Beautiful indeed.  I may have

Posted on Fri, 22 Jan 2021

Beautiful indeed.  I may have something in my eye.  

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Posted in To a Lone Sailor

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Not nonsense at all.  Or, if

Posted on Fri, 15 Jan 2021

Not nonsense at all.  Or, if it is, I wish I could write nonsense like this!  

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Posted in Apple Tree

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