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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

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.
Cherry

Tower of Strength (IP) Part 2 of 4

'Tentacle things...all bright and shiny...like that thing with all the snakes on its head...' 'The Medusa,' said Mrs Brenton.
Cherry

Pad Life: Clean Moggie, Yellow Moggie

Both the cats have turned yellow. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
Cherry

Mountain

First there is a mountain, then there is no mountain, then there is ( Donovan,1967) Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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624 of my comments have received 658 Great Feedback votes

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I read Kim Sengupta's article

Posted on Tue, 24 Aug 2021

I read Kim Sengupta's article in the paper, and pathos and horror of it is almost unimaginable. It is both the most complex of situations, and the most simple.  Thank you for putting so much into words. 

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Posted in Kabul Airport

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Mon, 16 Aug 2021

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

Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons

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Posted in Naples: balcony overlooking Via Firenza

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I didn't know about this -

Posted on Sat, 14 Aug 2021

I didn't know about this - thank you!  What a marvellous hoax.

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Posted in Simian Sympathy

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As others have said, the

Posted on Tue, 10 Aug 2021

As others have said, the different views of his life were very interesting. How sad that Maria and the others were excluded from the accounts of his life. There was, I think, a very narrow view of what was 'noteworthy' then, and there is still a...

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Posted in Maria's Diary 40

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Still enchanting, and still

Posted on Tue, 10 Aug 2021

Still enchanting, and still blending the magic and the everyday with such skill.

There are a couple of little typos - in the first conversation about the orchid, you've got a 'their' which I think should be a 'they're' and 'thy' instead of...

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Posted in "Willow's Tail" 15

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Poem of the Week

Posted on Tue, 03 Aug 2021

This beautiful piece is our Poem of the Week - congratulations!

I hope you don't mind, Paul - I have taken your very intriguing question about what is normal, and used it as the basis of this week's Inspiration Point. It's such a universal...

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Posted in Saccades of Sands

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Fri, 06 Aug 2021

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

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Posted in White Sailors

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I was thinking about the

Posted on Mon, 02 Aug 2021

I was thinking about the Woody Allen film as I read it! 

Sounds like Mission Control came up with the most sensible plan in the end!

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Posted in How Roger Came to Spend Lockdown on the Sofa in His Underpants

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Oh go on. Give us another one

Posted on Fri, 06 Aug 2021

Oh go on. Give us another one. The angels might sing next time.

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Posted in The Last Poem I Shat Out

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I'm finding these really

Posted on Thu, 05 Aug 2021

I'm finding these really fascinating. I had to go and look up the Greek words, but was intrigued by what I found, and you are adding a new dimension to these tales for me.

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Posted in I, Helen -Parts 1 and 2

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