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My stories have been read 82641 times and 123 of my stories have been cherry picked.
286 of my 2,422 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 293 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

Postcard from Upstairs (IP)

Don't say anything to Leonard. Picture: https://tinyurl.com/y9mrwdjt
Gold cherry

Mosaic

A word limited exercise in memoir, written for a course I did last autumn. Picture: https://tinyurl.com/yd92krwx
Gold cherry

The Game of the Name

Hooray! The most popular baby names list is out! No, I couldn't care less. Yes, I love a bit of a gawp at other people's choices.

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286 of my comments have received 293 Great Feedback votes

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Completely the right thing to

Posted on Wed, 16 Jan 2019

Completely the right thing to do.  I do hope the owner is evenutally reunited with their property.

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Posted in The Training Day.

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This poem turns the ordinary

Posted on Mon, 10 Dec 2018

This poem turns the ordinary into the utterly extraordinary, and it's our Poem of the Week.  Congratulations!  

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Posted in Elsewhere

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I bloody well wish I'd done

Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018

I bloody well wish I'd done this to mine before I retired.  She's a woman, but I think in her case the ping pong balls are where her heart should be.  Either that or a lump of sulphur.

Great stuff.

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Posted in Autopsy of a Boss

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A wonderful piece of wise

Posted on Sat, 03 Nov 2018

A wonderful piece of wise nonsense, and it's our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day!  Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too.

Rich - sorry but Facebook isn't accepting photos today!  It went on alright on Twitter though.

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Posted in So ManyWords in a Row - Now with Vocals

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The influenza epidemic of

Posted on Fri, 26 Oct 2018

The flu epidemic of 1918 killed millions of people, far more than the first world war did, so if the powers that be really want to reduce the population, stopping the flu jab would be one of the best ways to do it.  The jab is isn't perfect, it...

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Posted in Is This True?

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Ha!  A deadly combination of

Posted on Mon, 22 Oct 2018

Ha!  A deadly combination of Xena Warrior Princess and Mrs Tiggywinkle.

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Posted in My Name is Jane

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I was delighted to see this

Posted on Sun, 21 Oct 2018

I was delighted to see this piece.  Peterloo is a much neglected part of our history.  My kids, one of whom took History GCSE, were never taught anything about it at school, or indeed about the Chartists or the Tolpuddle Martrys.  Or Tom Paine. ...

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Posted in Peterloo Remembered

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I think my younger self would

Posted on Sun, 30 Sep 2018

I think my younger self would probably be appalled at me, but I'd try to reassure her with that George Eliot quote:  It is never too late to be what you might have been.

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Posted in Inner Child

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That's a horrible situation

Posted on Tue, 09 Oct 2018

That's a horrible situation to be in.  I've been in similar, it really does sap your confidence and your energy, and it's shocking that your management won't do anything about it.  There's some useful information from ACAS here:  ...

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Posted in T.B.

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A lovely idea to mark the

Posted on Sat, 08 Sep 2018

A lovely idea to mark the passing of a beloved pet.  

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Posted in A STONE

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