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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!

 

 

 

 

794 of my comments have received 848 Great Feedback votes

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And don't forget that there's

Posted on Wed, 28 Mar 2018

And don't forget that there's mini plastic, or whatever it's called, in bottled water.  It's probably in tap water too, but at least you're not paying extra for it.  

Very good piece, Ed.  

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Posted in Wai Peipei Comes Of Age

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Really interesting question. 

Posted on Sun, 25 Mar 2018

Really interesting question.  There's a lot of research going on at the moment, particularly into a compound of cannabis, cannabidiol.  Some researchers say it can reduce or lessen the severity of seizures, particularly where other drugs have not...

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Posted in International Purple Day - Epilepsy Awareness

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Good Lord.  Normally the

Posted on Sun, 25 Mar 2018

Good Lord.  Normally the crowd runs the other way...laugh

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Posted in International Purple Day - Epilepsy Awareness

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Elsie, this is brilliant. 

Posted on Mon, 19 Mar 2018

Elsie, this is brilliant.  Was this one of the pieces you were going to do at the Slam?  I can hear you performing it as I read. 

So many good things - the way you evoke decision/indecision with the ebb and flow, wonderful phrases like the...

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Posted in Shifting Sands

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The way you use both the

Posted on Wed, 07 Mar 2018

The way you use both the words and the flowers as signifiers, and then indicate that it was language that finished the relationship, is very effective.  Memory is preserved in all sorts of vessels, in all sorts of ways.  I enjoyed reading this.

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Posted in Flowers From a Book

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Time does heal the wounds,

Posted on Tue, 06 Mar 2018

Time does heal the wounds, but we still miss those we loved.  I'm sure your mother would be proud to know you are still thinking of her.

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Posted in Rest In Peace, Mom - Part III

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I'm afraid not, Richard - you

Posted on Mon, 05 Mar 2018

I'm afraid not, Richard - you'll have to post it in sections, but you can include a link to the next part at the beginning or end of each bit of text.  

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Posted in The Lad from Pointe de Bute (a short outline)

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Orion keeps watch in the sky

Posted on Sun, 04 Mar 2018

Orion keeps watch in the sky above our garage.  When my kids were small I pointed him out and told them this, and they were staggered when they found out they could see him elsewhere.  He remains their 'special' piece of the sky, and I hope they...

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Posted in I Saw My Old Mate Again

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I'm participating in a study

Posted on Fri, 02 Mar 2018

I'm participating in a study run by King's College, looking at mental capacity in older people (not being funny, I honestly can't remember what age you have to be to start participating ...

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Posted in Lethe

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You and me both, Elsie.  We

Posted on Sat, 17 Feb 2018

You and me both, Elsie.  We are of that same generation.  I was a Rape Crisis counsellor twenty odd years ago, and an 'activist' for some years before that, and I get sick of the 'great and the good' saying now that 'no-one knew' about systematic...

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Posted in Why Feminism - Me too?

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