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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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Just Put Me In The Fridge

I should stop reading the papers and the news websites. No good at all for my blood pressure. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Cherry

Pad Life: Protect Our Way Of Life

More thoughts from the Pad. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons.
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Cherry

Pad Life: A Submission and Three Falls

An ongoing journal series. I'll number them one day. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Story of the week

Scream

Not a piece of writing but a self-indulgent howl, written for entirely self-indulgent therapeutic reasons. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Story of the week

Pad Life: The Elephant In The Room

The nights are drawing in. Closing the blinds may be the best option. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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706 of my comments have received 747 Great Feedback votes

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Poem of the Week

Posted on Tue, 10 May 2022

This is our Poem of the Week! Congratulations! 

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Posted in Stories I won't tell you.

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'Truants of moonlight' - that

Posted on Sat, 30 Apr 2022

'Truants of moonlight' - that's gorgeous, Di. In fact the whole thing evokes such a beautiful picture. I was completely entranced.

Interesting about the butterflies' feet. I'm currently reading 'Other Minds' by Peter Godfrey-Smith about...

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Posted in butterfly moment

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I really enjoyed this. I'm

Posted on Sat, 30 Apr 2022

I really enjoyed this. I'm inclined to agree that the preamble is too long, but I liked the idea it puts forward that we are more prepared to believe things if they have happened far away. From the way the opening paragraphs were phrased, I...

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Posted in A Theft

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Oh Jean, it all sounds very

Posted on Sat, 23 Apr 2022

Oh Jean, it all sounds very complicated! So glad your daughter is there to keep an eye on it all.

Sometimes I think it's only when we hear we're low in something that we realise we had any of it in the first place. Phosphorous is not...

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Posted in Janus Look 8

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Our current lot are indeed a

Posted on Thu, 21 Apr 2022

Our current lot are indeed a right carry-on, or as Terry-Thomas would have had it, an absolute shower. Somehow I think your surreal romp probably makes a lot more sense than what actually goes on in L'Enfant Terrible's mind.

I did notice,...

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Posted in Pointless Boris (Part Two of two)

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Very well done, Di. It's all

Posted on Fri, 15 Apr 2022

Very well done, Di. It's all so bloody terrifying. The world feels far too complicated to understand sometimes, but in fact it's horrifically simple: money talks, louder than anything else.

 

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Posted in two men

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Yes, another book! How lovely

Posted on Wed, 13 Apr 2022

Yes, another book! How lovely of you to think of others at this time, and write to that family. 

Totally inappropriately, I couldn't help giving a smile at 'as long as you weren't waiting for both eyes to blink'. Humour sometimes gets us...

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Posted in the Janus Look 7

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Lyrics and Copyright

Posted on Tue, 12 Apr 2022

A really evocative reminiscence, but sadly, from an editor's point of view, we have to ask you to remove the couple of lines you've quoted from the song, unless you have permission to quote them. Under copyright law, the only part of a song you...

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Posted in Second Impressions Ablaze

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Lovely, Penny. I can see and

Posted on Sat, 09 Apr 2022

Lovely, Penny. I can see and hear the garden, and the way you weave the thoughts about balance and sharing makes this a really rich tapestry. Genuinely brightened up my afternoon! 

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Posted in Shared Existence

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Mon, 04 Apr 2022

This beautiful and heartfelt tribute to a very special lady is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. Please do share/retweet if you find it as moving as I did. 

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Posted in Ciao nonna

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