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I have 99 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 99502 times and 132 of my stories have been cherry picked.
325 of my 2,646 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 334 votes

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Short stories published in these anthologies: 

Cold Iron: 21st Century Ghost Stories (The Iron Press) http://www.ironpress.co.uk/books/coldiron.html (as Jane Ayrie);  

Science Fiction for Survival (Valley Press) https://www.valleypressuk.com/book/119/science_fiction_for_survival (as Jane Roberts)

 

 

 

My stories

Cherry

Walk In The Park With Snow (Part 1 of 2)

A bit of nonsense, written as an exercise, responding to the image. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
Cherry

Christobel and The Monkey (Part 1 of 2)

A shaggy monkey story. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
Gold cherry

Shadow (Part 3 of 3)

What will Mr Gray find behind the open door?
Cherry

Shadow (Part 2 of 3)

Is Mr Gray really cut out for an enigmatic lady, however intelligent?

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325 of my comments have received 334 Great Feedback votes

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Hooray!  Thank you for this,

Posted on Mon, 09 Sep 2019

Hooray!  Thank you for this, Luigi!  Delighted to have an ending to the story, and one that saw justice done.  

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Posted in Jack-In-The-Box

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I like the way it shifts with

Posted on Mon, 09 Sep 2019

I like the way it shifts with those last two lines.  We're used to seeing this story presented as pure submissive devotion - good to see a different, beautifully realised take.

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Posted in Her Gift

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I've just been to a new van

Posted on Tue, 03 Sep 2019

I've just been to a new van Gogh exhibition - what they call an 'immersive experience', with a sort of son et lumiere to start with and then a virtual reality trip through some of the paintings.  Your poem reminds me of his starry night skies. ...

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Posted in Looking up

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Delightful.  I would have

Posted on Sat, 07 Sep 2019

Delightful.  I would have loved reading this as a child.  I'm really enjoying reading it now!  

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Posted in "The Trouble with Magical Beings" (A Fantasy) Chapter 5

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Absolutely love it.  I'm sure

Posted on Fri, 06 Sep 2019

Absolutely love it.  I'm sure Adam and Eve would think we'd all gone bonkers.  Very nice piece of work.

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Posted in Dear Adam & Eve

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I really love the way your

Posted on Sun, 01 Sep 2019

I really love the way your accounts of your travels mix the everyday and the wondrous - all the practical things, like the toilets and the gippy tummies, and the strange and new things, like the amazing tombs and the dilemma of the children.  It...

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Posted in TRIP TO EGYPT 4 - VALLEY OF THE TOMBS

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A beautiful poem, and a

Posted on Mon, 26 Aug 2019

A beautiful poem, and a brilliant evocation of how memories haunt us and someitmes hunt us down.  A lovely piece of work.

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Posted in Mother, Memories, and Calculus

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A lovely poem and so

Posted on Tue, 13 Aug 2019

A lovely poem and so beautifully read.  I felt as though you were in the room with me, and we were having a chat.  Great stuff.  

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Posted in "It was the Daisy...."

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It isn't bad, is it?  Unless

Posted on Tue, 13 Aug 2019

It isn't bad, is it?  Unless it's knocking at your door...  

I'm excited to think that you're going to use all your wonderful observational skills on your home city.  

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Posted in Ouse

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How much simpler it would be

Posted on Sun, 11 Aug 2019

How much simpler it would be if people just smiled when they were happy, instead of for other reasons too!  'Happy' is quite a complicated emotion, of course, and means different things to each individual, but it's a nice thought.  

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Posted in # I AM MORE THAN ENOUGH

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