Alan Russell

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I have 193 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 150914 times and 36 of my stories have been cherry picked.
5 of my 166 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 5 votes

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Alan Russell


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Kieren Fallon - The Biography

A sentence on the inside of the fly cover of this book sums up Kieren Fallon’s career in the saddle: ‘Triumph and disaster have been inseparable...

Omar's Diary for Monday 29th October 2018

I have to admit that lately I have been feeling slightly scratchy. After a rather obvious display of discomfort over the weekend my Servants took me...

Omar's Diary for Saturday 22nd September 2018

This past week has been one of great disappointments. On Wednesday Servant Ticker, my own very personal turf accountant paid a visit to Omar Towers...

Omar's Diary - 11th September 2018

Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe - Jay Rayner - BREXIT - Scotland - Healthcare I am highly excited about being invited to read an extract from my diaries at...


Peter was one of the very first customers I ever pulled a pint for on my first day working in a local pub. For that I shall always remember him...


5 of my comments have received 5 Great Feedback votes

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Thank you

Posted on Sun, 10 Jun 2018

From Omar's Press and Media Office:

'Omar would like to thank the Editors once again for awarding him the coveted red Cherry Award for his latest diary extract and is looking foward to a continuing relationship with the publiction'....

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Posted in Omar's Diary - Sunday 10th June 2018

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Brave and raw

Posted on Sun, 01 Apr 2018

You are very brave telling this sad part of your life so well done.  I really hope the writing is a therapy for you so keep it going.

Raw, what you have written is very real so again, keep it going and hopefully others who rad this story...

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Posted in Grace Part Two.

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Good piece

Posted on Wed, 14 Feb 2018

Really well written piece about a part of this country's social hisory and about how people working in a dangerous environment develop a camaraderie which can never be replicated in a different environment.  It read smoothly and logically....

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Posted in The Last Shift

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Omar thanks you for your

Posted on Fri, 17 Jun 2016

Omar thanks you for your enquiry and his Man Servant has the following statement on his behalf:

'It may in Servant terms be an electronic diffuser but in feline terms it remains to be a 'thing'.

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Posted in Omar's selections for the last day of Royal Ascot & a small trauma

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A sign of good art...........

Posted on Sun, 06 Dec 2015

A sign of good art is when it stimulates a reaction,  Well done Luigi for encapsulating such a complex and multi-layered problem as the Middle East so succinctly.

There will always be 'interested parties' both in national and international...

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Posted in Plus Ça Change