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I have 96 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 83169 times and 123 of my stories have been cherry picked.
288 of my 2,430 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 295 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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Temps Perdu

Gains and losses.
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Opposable Thumbs

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

My mother died as she lived. In Marks and Spencer's Food Hall.
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My Mother And I Agree On Something

I lost my Mum last month. She was a funny and wise woman, and I wrote this last year after a conversation during which, for once, we really did agree on something.
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The Restructure Roundel

Met up with a former colleague the other day. This is for all those who are now, or ever have been, working in public services.

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288 of my comments have received 295 Great Feedback votes

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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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Thought provoking piece,

Posted on Sat, 01 Sep 2018

Thought provoking piece, Rhiannon, and certainly struck a chord with me.  I get particularly fed up with the constant excuse 'Ooops, I misspoke'.  Well think what you're saying before opening trap or putting fingers to keyboard then!  And yes,...

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Posted in Healing or Provoking

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Lovely contribution to the IP

Posted on Mon, 20 Aug 2018

Lovely contribution to the IP.  I like the way that 'ticking' at the end reflects 'metronomic' at the start.  Very well thought out.  

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Posted in Time Is Ticking

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Another lovely minature of

Posted on Mon, 20 Aug 2018

Another lovely minature of life.  These short poems are really working, Richard.

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Posted in I WAS BORN

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The joy comes over very

Posted on Sat, 18 Aug 2018

The joy comes over very strongly, Richard.  The simplest of things often provide the strongest of memories, and you have captured that well here.

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Posted in ONCE UPON

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What trousers will Jed wear

Posted on Fri, 17 Aug 2018

What trousers will Jed wear with his yellow shirt?

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Posted in The counting horse problem

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Great start, really looking

Posted on Wed, 15 Aug 2018

Great start, really looking forward to seeing more of this.  Perhaps it's just me, but I wasn't sure about when it's set.  From the language and the descriptions I thought it was firmly in the past but the mention of a phone (not even the more...

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Posted in The Last Case of Dr. Jonah Wexley Abbott (Pt. 1)

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Thank you!  That's something

Posted on Wed, 01 Aug 2018

Thank you!  That's something very special, in this week.  I'm not usually prone to the optimistic or uplifting, but remembering Well-Wisher's lovely, magical stories and poems made me determined to try and emulate some of his gentleness and...

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Posted in Round The Corner (Part One)

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A tantalising glimpse of a

Posted on Wed, 01 Aug 2018

A tantalising glimpse of a wonder, and sometimes that's the best thing to have.

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Posted in I DREAMED ABOUT A GIRL

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