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I have 127 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 261937 times and 179 of my stories have been cherry picked.
706 of my 3,926 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 747 votes

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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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Cherry

Tower of Strength Part 1 of 4

Re-posted in response to this week's IP - now available on Soundcloud. Link in text - despite repeated efforts, the link won't work when pasted here. Image: Author's own
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Pad Life: Cyber Tranche

The internet is watching my communal bin. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Pad Life: End of Days

An absolute monarchy. That's what we need. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Cherry

Sun (IP)

Sometimes it seems like the sun ain't gonna shine anymore. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Pad Life: Tunnelling Through

The Pad has an idea for a new business venture: Borrow A Gosling. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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706 of my comments have received 747 Great Feedback votes

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I've caught up with all these

Posted on Fri, 01 Apr 2022

I've caught up with all these remarkable pieces now, Jean - I'm so sorry to hear what a difficult time you're having. Thank you for sharing this with us. As others have said, you have such a measured and calm approach, although maybe it doesn't...

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Posted in The Janus Look 5

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My son's partner is Swedish,

Posted on Wed, 16 Mar 2022

My son's partner is Swedish, and taking off your shoes in the house is customary there - we've all been very firmly taught that this is one custom she has definitely brought to the UK with her! When I was a child I was always taught to take my...

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Fascinating as ever, Jean. I

Posted on Wed, 16 Mar 2022

Fascinating as ever, Jean. I must declare a particular interest - in my teens I went to a school then housed in Robert Baden-Powell's old house, Pax Hill. (The building is part of a care home now.) Interesting to hear about George, and his...

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Posted in Maria and the Bellasis Family 28

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A glimpse of the sun in dark

Posted on Fri, 11 Mar 2022

A glimpse of the sun in dark times, this lovely story is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day! Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too. 

Picture: Pixabay Copyright Free

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Posted in The Poet's Ear

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A great poem has come out of

Posted on Fri, 11 Mar 2022

A great poem has come out of those tatters, Turlough.  I so admire all our wonderful writers who have managed to put pen to paper about the situation - my mind is so tattered I can't even do that. I've attended my local Ukraine rally, sent my...

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Posted in 502 Kilometres

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Thank you for posting this,

Posted on Wed, 02 Mar 2022

Thank you for posting this, Di. My heart bleeds for those poor people in Ukraine, but I am aware of a weariness as I watch 'our leaders' responding and I make bets with myself that when it's 'all over' we shall find a way to accommodate whoever...

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Posted in Listening to the News 2/3/22

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Wed, 02 Mar 2022

This very beautiful and moving poem is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. Please do share/retweet. 

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Thinking of you and him, Paul

Posted on Wed, 02 Mar 2022

Thinking of you and him, Paul. Your use of colour in this poem is indeed remarkable. I have seen a bit about how the situation is being presented to the Russian people, but in this day and age even dictatorships struggle to completely control the...

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Posted in Messages from Moscow

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Sun, 27 Feb 2022

This beautiful poem is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day! Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too.

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Posted in Brief Moments To Imagine

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It's years since I was in

Posted on Sun, 27 Feb 2022

It's years since I was in Cornwall, as well, but this captures the beauty there so well. A lovely piece of both description and vivid imagination, Jenny. 

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Posted in Brief Moments To Imagine

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