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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.

 

 

 

 

430 of my comments have received 448 Great Feedback votes

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The magic of the not quite

Posted on Thu, 07 Apr 2016

The magic of the not quite everyday.  'Listened to the last rays of the sun' - a wonderful image, and welcoming time as a warm cloak speaks of peace hard won.   A beautiful piece, Tina.

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Posted in Not Quite Fern Hill (Poetry Monthly)

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No, sorry, you have to finish

Posted on Tue, 05 Apr 2016

No, sorry, you have to finish it.  Soon as possible.  Please. 

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Posted in Crisp

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This is a really interesting

Posted on Thu, 24 Mar 2016

This is a really interesting read - I love the mix of fact and personal reminiscence.  I've never read 'A Kid For Two Farthings' but I remember seeing the film on telly years ago.   As far as I recall Diana Dors was in it - which sounds  unlikely...

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Posted in Unseen Britain - Whitechapel, Wolf Mankowitz, George Bernard Shaw

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I like the fact that there is

Posted on Mon, 21 Mar 2016

I like the fact that there is no compromise in this - it is a genuine shock when there is no rescue for Dawn.  The crows convey so well the sense of a primeval power at work, and I felt the story was at its best in the passages describing that...

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Posted in A gathering of crows part 2

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Poor Josiah!  I'm not sure he

Posted on Tue, 15 Mar 2016

Poor Josiah!  I'm not sure he can take much more!

I loved the brief moment of tenderness when Lawrence contemplated his wife's beauty (before she opened her mouth) and the phrase 'like a vulture with piles' made me laugh out loud. 

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Posted in Bring Out Your Dead - Part 12

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Reads much smoother and if

Posted on Sun, 13 Mar 2016

Reads much smoother and if anything even creepier!  Absorbing and disturbing.

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Posted in On this wild October Evening

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I really like this - very

Posted on Sun, 13 Mar 2016

I really like this - very descriptive and I like the circular construction.  Genuine feeling of malice and the pacing works really well. 

I think it needs a bit of proof reading - there are some bits I had to read over a couple of times to...

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Posted in On this wild October Evening

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Hi, welcome to ABC Tales.

Posted on Sat, 12 Mar 2016

Hi, welcome to ABC Tales.

Interesting opening and lots of potential for moving forward.  I think it would benefit from some proof-reading - there's a mix of tenses in the beginning which is confusing for the reader, and in your penultimate...

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Posted in Searching for Change ch.1

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Loved these last two episodes

Posted on Sat, 05 Mar 2016

Loved these last two episodes - getting stronger as it goes.  One day you will have to tell us the story of what I suspect was a very mixed Isle of Wight honeymoon!

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Posted in Bring Out Your Dead - Part 10

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Arrival of the Conquistadors?

Posted on Sat, 05 Mar 2016

Arrival of the Conquistadors?  Or, as celtic says, a particularly hot night in Ibiza?

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Posted in Pacha

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