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I have 108 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 123767 times and 146 of my stories have been cherry picked.
417 of my 3,043 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 433 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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Cherry

Pad Life: Clean Moggie, Yellow Moggie

Both the cats have turned yellow. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
Cherry

Mountain

First there is a mountain, then there is no mountain, then there is ( Donovan,1967) Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Gold cherry

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

Part Two of a bit of snow fantasy. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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

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417 of my comments have received 433 Great Feedback votes

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Poem of the Week!

Posted on Fri, 08 May 2020

This is also our Poem of the Week - congratulations!  

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Posted in All the lost places

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Pick of the Day!

Posted on Fri, 08 May 2020

A truly beautiful poem about loss, and it's our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day.  Please do share if you like it too.

Lavadis - I'm assuming the image is one of your own?  

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Posted in All the lost places

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This captures that immediate

Posted on Fri, 08 May 2020

This captures that immediate aftermath of bereavement so well - the practicalities, the ambiguities, the questions it brings up.  And then that cliff hanger at the end.  Really enjoyed this.

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Posted in Lost Dog 1

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I think Girlfriend feels

Posted on Wed, 29 Apr 2020

I think Girlfriend feels pretty much the same as you do about it - she'll play along if it keeps her beloved and his mad family happy.  I was brought up on quizzes - my dad used to start compiling the next Christmas one at the beginning of...

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Posted in Pad Life: Monstrosities

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Glad to hear you've got some

Posted on Thu, 23 Apr 2020

Glad to hear you've got some resolution to this, Grace.

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Posted in I Know, But How Can I Prove It? Part Two.

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It's such a shame we're

Posted on Wed, 22 Apr 2020

It's such a shame we're losing so many of these lovely trees.  I love the description of the 'purple froth' - really evocative!  

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Posted in Signs of Spring 9)

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Quite apart from the

Posted on Wed, 22 Apr 2020

Quite apart from the beautiful imagery, I love the way this captures present uncertainties.  Old saints and angels indeed, and the things we have forgotten.  I would love to know what future historians will make, not only of these weeks and...

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Posted in I Want To Tell You Things

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I've had so many

Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2020

I've had so many conversations like this, Grace!  The - what used to be - ordinary things we'll do When It's All Over.  And you're right - it always seems to come back to food!  

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Posted in Promises.

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The dandelions will have

Posted on Tue, 21 Apr 2020

The dandelions will have their revenge.  They'll be back.  That was something I learned when I had a garden.  Human and dandelion - uneven contest.

A goose has just laid her eggs among the plants at the front of York station, it now being...

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Posted in Remembering Dandelions

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Oh, Penny, not what you need

Posted on Sun, 19 Apr 2020

Oh, Penny, not what you need at the moment, even if it does bring you closer to nature!  And those poor squirrels!  

Do hope you manage to get it sorted out before too long.  There is one thing - it prompted a lovely piece of writing.

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Posted in How the view has changed...

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