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I have 124 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 189144 times and 173 of my stories have been cherry picked.
571 of my 3,613 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 600 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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Cherry

Sun (IP)

Sometimes it seems like the sun ain't gonna shine anymore. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
Gold cherry

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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Gold cherry

Pad Life: X Marks The Spot

Grievous bodily harm to a voting booth. For or Against? Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
Cherry

Tower of Strength (IP) Part 3 of 4

The Tower has summoned Strength to the Old Place, between Barclay's Bank and Marks and Spencer's.

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571 of my comments have received 600 Great Feedback votes

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A striking and beautiful poem

Posted on Sat, 01 May 2021

A striking and beautiful poem, and such a lovely remembrance for your daughter. The picture makes a wonderful accompaniment. 

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Posted in Impaired

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Lovely tribute. Obviously a

Posted on Sat, 01 May 2021

Lovely tribute. Obviously a very important person in your life, and it's good to have such warm memories.

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Posted in The Late Burkette Greene

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Great piece of storytelling.

Posted on Sun, 02 May 2021

Great piece of storytelling. The tension builds up nicely, and the use of 'numpties' is brilliant. The lads' feeling of alienation, and the way you convey their humanity, is so well done. Beautiful story. 

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Posted in Council Estate Jesus

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Not sure whether to laugh or

Posted on Tue, 27 Apr 2021

Not sure whether to laugh or cry at the rude mechanicals at the moment. All that seems to matter is 'will it cut through?' not 'is it f***ing immoral?'.

Those last couple of lines are zingers. Captures the fantasy and the present genuine...

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Posted in Caper On

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It sounds very interesting! I

Posted on Tue, 27 Apr 2021

It sounds very interesting! I'd never heard of it, but thanks to this I've been googling away and it sounds fascinating, one of those places that seems quintessentially American and that have absolutely no equivalent here in the UK. And how...

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Posted in Wall Drug Ahead

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It works very well as is, but

Posted on Tue, 27 Apr 2021

It works very well as is, but then we're never satisfied with our own stuff, are we? Would be interested to see what alterations you might make to it. I think the recent activity on Mars has rekindled a lot of people's interest in space...

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Posted in Footsteps on Mars

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The tone is just right, gives

Posted on Wed, 28 Apr 2021

The tone is just right, gives me an urge to watch the films again. Lovely work.

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Posted in Conversations About Tarkovsky in a Copenhagen Restaurant

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I've caught up with all these

Posted on Sun, 25 Apr 2021

I've caught up with all these now - they're wonderful! I'm really looking forward to the next one. Marvellous human and feline characters and such a delight to read. Very skilfully put together, with the different personalities so well delineated...

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Posted in "Willow's Tail" 4

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A lovely read. The

Posted on Fri, 16 Apr 2021

A lovely read. The reinvention thing is really interesting. I had a really bad stammer when I was younger, so I often used foreign accents when talking to strangers because then I was totally fluent. It got a bit awkward when two of the strangers...

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Posted in Icecream

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Beautiful, Paul - struck a

Posted on Wed, 14 Apr 2021

Beautiful, Paul - struck a chord with me as with so many others. Lovely to see it as POD. 

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Posted in Setting Sons

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