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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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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.
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

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706 of my comments have received 747 Great Feedback votes

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And all those searing

Posted on Wed, 23 Feb 2022

And all those searing sanctions our great leader has put on Vlad the Invader! The London property market, at least, will be safe.

Nice to see what you can do when you're not writing ...

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Posted in But I Am Not Writing Today

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Oooh! I've caught up with all

Posted on Tue, 22 Feb 2022

Oooh! I've caught up with all these now. Want to know what comes next! 

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Posted in Parables of Clippety (7) - Sniffer Dogs

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Cow blowing...as is often the

Posted on Wed, 23 Feb 2022

Cow blowing...as is often the case, Jean, your pieces grab my interest and send me off to Google to do more research. Honestly, with cow blowing, I wish I hadn't. Poor cow! (To coin a phrase.)

Fascinating insight into the 'ladies' helping...

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So sorry to hear about this

Posted on Fri, 18 Feb 2022

So sorry to hear about this Jenny - how horrible for you. Glad that you yourself are safe.

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Posted in Drama Of Storm Eunice

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My daughter, who has epilepsy

Posted on Tue, 15 Feb 2022

My daughter, who has epilepsy, always maintains that if she finds herself single on St Valentine's day, she can still have a bottle of wine and some chocolates, because he's her saint too. 

Lovely poem, Paul. 

 

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A wonderful moment, Paul, and

Posted on Sat, 12 Feb 2022

A wonderful moment, Paul, and now it isn't unshared, because you've really brought it alive to us here. And, as ever, a great audio to accompany it. 

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Posted in Florida (1987)

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It's lovely the way you make

Posted on Wed, 16 Feb 2022

It's lovely the way you make these people come alive, and explain the complexities of their life. As Jenny said, I am really interested to see where Maria will go, and what life has in store for her now. 

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Poem of the Week

Posted on Fri, 11 Feb 2022

This is also our Poem of the Week! Congratulations! 

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Fri, 11 Feb 2022

This beautiful and haunting retelling of one of the strangest of fairytales is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day! Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too. 

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I loved the ending. Also

Posted on Thu, 10 Feb 2022

I loved the ending. Also interesting how people's notes in books can bring the past alive. I've just been reading 'The Bookseller's Tale', written by a chap who's been selling books for years, and from that I gather that what was once a common...

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Posted in The Cookbook

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