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My stories have been read 41236 times and 80 of my stories have been cherry picked.
186 of my 1,596 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 189 votes

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Castle Pillock 11

Castle Pillock is in training.
Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Seventeen)

'What?' I said. 'You set me up for murder so you can offer me a job?'
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Castle Pillock 10

Hubs, and Pods and Sieves.
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The Net Caster (Part Sixteen)

'I've never been asked to look for something like that,' I said. 'No Net Caster has ever been asked to look for something like that.'
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The Net Caster (Part Fifteen)

There was nothing soft about the woman sitting at the table. And how did she know my mother?

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186 of my comments have received 189 Great Feedback votes

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Wonderful imagery and very

Posted on Sat, 08 Apr 2017

Wonderful imagery and very apt for our times.  It's interesting how those ancient tales adapt so easily to our modern dilemmas.  Great poem. 

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Posted in Hydra

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'...each friend of those

Posted on Tue, 04 Apr 2017

'...each friend of those golden days in us glitteringly blaze' is a lovely image.  It's good that old friends can meet after so long and put aside the differences in their lives.  As in your previous poem, there's a real sense of the passage of...

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Posted in From " Yar" to "Sir'

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It is, as the song goes, a

Posted on Tue, 04 Apr 2017

It is, as the song goes, a whole new world.  OK, then, what is the spider going to do??

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Posted in Lisa Seduces Ray or Did She? (fireflies cont.)

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Sounds like they're both

Posted on Mon, 03 Apr 2017

Sounds like they're both better out of a very mutually destructive relationship.  The ambivalence in the portrayal of the wife is interesting, although for me it seemed as though you yourself weren't really sure of who she was, and as a reader...

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Posted in Poker Face

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Relationships in dementia can

Posted on Mon, 03 Apr 2017

Relationships in dementia can be so complicated, but sometimes there are lovely moments, like this. 

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Posted in ‘Where is your home?’

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Beautiful poem.  I can see,

Posted on Sun, 02 Apr 2017

Beautiful poem.  I can see, hear and certainly smell it smiley​  Happy memories do...

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Posted in Wish you were here

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I love this.  I have no idea

Posted on Fri, 31 Mar 2017

I love this.  I have no idea what it is or where it's going, but I love it.

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Posted in Smarter than a Caterpillar (Fire Flys and Spiders part two)

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I like this for the way it

Posted on Thu, 30 Mar 2017

I like this for the way it shows that domestic violence is no respecter of class or money, and that violence distorts human relationships.  Claire may be staying in the marriage for reasons other than love,and no-one would blame her for getting...

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Posted in Mum, when?

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Lovely to see you back.  This

Posted on Tue, 31 Jan 2017

Lovely to see you back.  This is beautiful and heartwrenching.

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Posted in Parallel Realities

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Really liked the effect of

Posted on Fri, 20 Jan 2017

Really liked the effect of the rhythm and rhyme.  They express the desperate way so many turn to all sorts of notions to give structure to the world.  The last stanza captures the calm of those who have found their own answers.

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Posted in Superstitions’ Grip

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