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I have 75 stories published in 10 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 33692 times and 58 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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Author of "Library Cat" (Black & White Publishing) available here: http://amzn.to/28KQgCH

My stories

Retirement Options for Tube Trains: #3 Cadnam, New Forest

Stippled with mould it lies at the foot of a lawn by a greenhouse where earthenware pots lie cracked like the summer soil.

Day 1. Cope Muir High

‘Cheese-brain’ is a good, sturdy, underused insult. It feels edifying to know that another precocious wordsmith like myself once sat at that desk.

The Field

Bent over in a heat haze, a figure trudges through a field of yellow rapeseed.
Gold cherry


It’s time-stuck words now ping out their meaning through layers of tremulous Tolstoy, like an aircraft Black Box, sunk in a reef crying its message amongst the arpeggios of whale music.

clickity click-click

I click a blue hyperlink, feeling various — the web spins like a top as I hunt down the ungraspable yarn of my mood.