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I have 99 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 99889 times and 132 of my stories have been cherry picked.
326 of my 2,648 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 335 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)

 

 

 

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International Purple Day - Epilepsy Awareness

Tomorrow is Purple Day! My lovely daughter has learned to live with her epilepsy, but we have also learned that there is a lot to be done in terms of research and awareness. This is written with her permission. Purple Day logo used with permission of Purple Day UK.
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What Goes Around (IP)

You can't miss what you've never had. Unless you've had it before. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Halloween

Not very seasonal, but one I made earlier and have been tinkering with. Photo CC0 via Pixabay
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Postcard from Upstairs (IP)

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

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

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326 of my comments have received 335 Great Feedback votes

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A delicious cloud fantasia,

Posted on Mon, 27 May 2019

A delicious cloud fantasia, and it's our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day!  Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too.

Picture free of copyright on various platforms.

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Posted in The pig nest

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Agree with Jenny - it does

Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019

Agree with Jenny - it does have a pre-Raphaelite feel to it.  Lovely take on the IP, really enjoyed reading it.

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Posted in Winter's Tale

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As we take over more of the

Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019

As we take over more of the countryside, more and more animals are forced to scavenge in towns.  Foxes can be very successful, but it's far from an ideal environment for them.  A thoughtful and sympathetic poem.  

I love the way this IP...

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Posted in It's Only His Winter Tale

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Sometimes, if we knew the end

Posted on Sun, 19 May 2019

Sometimes, if we knew the end, we'd never start - but then we'd miss all the good bits in between.  A very poignant response to the IP.

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Posted in I'll Be Your Romeo...

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Such a tender story, with a

Posted on Mon, 13 May 2019

Such a tender story, with a touch of magic in the quiet realism.  Really enjoyed reading this.

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Posted in The Norwegian Poetess

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You caught the feeling of

Posted on Sat, 11 May 2019

You caught the feeling of being overwhelmed when a parent dies - that first line really captures it.  I agree with insert, there is a lot more to this story!  I find it interesting that sometimes, when people know that they are dying, they leave...

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Posted in Letters from The Poet

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Anniversaries and things like

Posted on Sun, 12 May 2019

Anniversaries and things like Mother's Day are always hard.  I'm sure your mother would be proud to know you are keeping her memory alive.

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Posted in Mother's Day

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I've just caught up with

Posted on Wed, 08 May 2019

I've just caught up with these, Luigi - what a brilliant idea, and your take on it is fascinating.  I love the way you build up the story, releaasing carefully judged bits of information with each instalment.  A very enjoyable read.

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Posted in A Roman Triptych - 3) Artemisia's Story

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Thank you so much for the

Posted on Sat, 04 May 2019

Thank you so much for the Pick.  Cat and Little Cat want to know if Golden Cherries are edible.  They are both happy to give it a go, in the public interest.

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Posted in Pad Life: X Marks The Spot

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Thank you Luigi.  Perhaps we

Posted on Sat, 04 May 2019

Thank you Luigi.  Perhaps we should try letting the cats run the country and put all the politicians on medication...

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Posted in Pad Life: X Marks The Spot

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