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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!

 

 

 

 

732 of my comments have received 779 Great Feedback votes

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In my experience, those young

Posted on Mon, 05 Dec 2016

In my experience, those young ninjas don't usually stand a chance against the eyes-in-the-back-of-the-head guardian of the household!  Nice evocation of childhood.

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Posted in The Shadow

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Enjoyed the rhythm of this,

Posted on Mon, 05 Dec 2016

Enjoyed the rhythm of this, and sense of fun.  In this weather it's all too easy to feel that the keyboard is the best option!  A lovely Christmas message.

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Posted in Humour - Wasting me foddle dee doddle dee time (nonsense rhyme for Poetry Monthly)

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I very much enjoy your style

Posted on Sat, 03 Dec 2016

I very much enjoy your style of writing and it fits well with this classic form of horror.  There is an archness about it which makes the reader smile and you manage to convey a feel of the domestic set-up.  The only caveat I have is that the...

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Posted in Moon Over The Monkey's Back, Part 1

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Bonkers but captivating.  I

Posted on Sat, 03 Dec 2016

Bonkers but captivating.  I like it.  It's surreal, but still has a purpose, tells a story and is very funny at times.  I've enjoyed it more each time I've read it. 

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Posted in The Life Raft

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As a prose writer who's

Posted on Mon, 28 Nov 2016

As a prose writer who's scared to death of writing poetry (though I love reading it) I recently, and by accident, signed up for a poetry course.  I've really enjoyed it and they've put us through our paces, having a bash at villanelle, sestina,...

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Posted in Opinion - Five Reasons for Rhyme

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Elsie, I think this is

Posted on Wed, 23 Nov 2016

Elsie, I think this is wonderful.  Beautifully observed and beautifully controlled, with all the details showing us these lives, the rhythm of friendship. Warm and true, with that touch of wryness.

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Posted in The old Heifer and the Two old Bulls at Peace

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Beautifully controlled, with

Posted on Sat, 12 Nov 2016

Beautifully controlled, with the richness of the detail enabling the reader to see, hear and taste the scene.  Sharp and lyrical at the same time. 

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Posted in A Miracle in Villablanco

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There may be light at the end

Posted on Mon, 17 Oct 2016

There may be light at the end of the tunnel, if you've seen Tony's post about a possible way forward.  Don't give up on this site just yet! 

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Posted in Testament The Janus system returned

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Really exciting chapter.  The

Posted on Mon, 17 Oct 2016

Really exciting chapter.  The paragraph beginning 'She was feeling dizzy...' is particularly effective - there was something horrific in the image of Johnson's 'pale face' just staring at her.  I admire the way you are racking up the action while...

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Posted in Testament The Janus system returned

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I​ found this really moving,

Posted on Mon, 17 Oct 2016

I​ found this really moving, Jean.  The careful and restrained way Toyo tries to maintain decency and a sense of normality in such an impossible situation, and the powerlessness of all the internees, is beautifully drawn.  I'm really enjoying...

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Posted in Chet and the Prisoners - 8

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