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I have 99 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 99893 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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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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Temps Perdu

Gains and losses.
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Opposable Thumbs

General rant. State of world. State of nation. Digits.

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326 of my comments have received 335 Great Feedback votes

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You are paying your mum the

Posted on Sat, 27 Apr 2019

You are paying your mum the greatest compliment ever by bringing her alive again here, and sharing your memories.  A very moving tribute to both her and your sister.

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Posted in One Chance And I Blew It

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As insert said, the tension

Posted on Thu, 25 Apr 2019

As insert said, the tension does build very well and the two strands of the story are very well handled and interwoven.  I love all the details - they really anchor the story, and in addition to giving the reader a clear picture of what's going...

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Posted in The Note Book (Part 1)

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'Warmth implied, not rendered

Posted on Wed, 24 Apr 2019

'Warmth implied, not rendered' - captures it beautifully.  A haunting quality permeates the sadness in this.

I don't know what version of the song you know, but I grew up hearing the Frank Sinatra version, which in my own view is the best...

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Posted in In the wee small hours of the morning...(that's the time I miss him most of all)

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A survivor of the past brings

Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2019

A survivor of the past brings its own echoes, subtly and insistently drawing us back through time.  This is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day.  Do share/retweet if you enjoy it too. 

Image:  In the Public Domain, via Wikimedia...

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Posted in The Ducking Stool In Leominster Church

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It's often difficult for us

Posted on Mon, 22 Apr 2019

It's often difficult for us to get our heads round the sheer numbers involved in these terrible events, and thinking of those heartbreaking individual stories makes it real.  I assume that this is what the perpetrators of atrocities don't do -...

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Posted in "Has My Son Got The Right Idea.....?"

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Marvellous use of an object

Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2019

Marvellous use of an object at rest as a gateway to the past, and to reflections on human nature.  I could see the ducking stool, and feel the cool and maybe slightly musty atmosphere that you find in so many old churches that lay their history...

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Posted in The Ducking Stool In Leominster Church

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 Bastards all round. As

Posted on Sun, 21 Apr 2019

 Bastards all round. As insert said, I wish horrible assaults like that really were a thing of the past. As for the SoB, I was appalled to hear people trying to minimise it all by saying it was OK because the laws were unlikely to be fully...

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Posted in Throwing Stones

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 As likely an outcome as any

Posted on Sun, 21 Apr 2019

 As likely an outcome as any other!

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Posted in Game of Moans 9: ‘Final’

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Very sad, as you say.  It

Posted on Fri, 19 Apr 2019

Very sad, as you say.  It does always seem so unfair when young people don't even get the chance to start their lives properly.

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Posted in Bradley Walsh Shot Dead In Scotland!

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 Summer is coming.

Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019

 Summer is coming.

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Posted in Game of Moans 1: ‘Queue’

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