Alan Russell

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I have 193 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 100271 times and 36 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Alan Russell


My stories

The Flat Earth in Inverness

In Greig Street, less than a stone’s throw from the River Ness, in Inverness is a double fronted shop. The front is painted black and along the tops...

Omar's Diary - Sunday 26th August 2018

ITINERANT SERVANT - BANK HOLIDAY - THE OBSERVER - SCHOOL HOLIDAYS Last week, while the weather was still warm, Lady and Man Servant were whisked away...

The Northern Scot 17th August 2018

This isn’t so much about a particular place that is off the beaten track, rarely visited and even more rarely ever visited. No, it is about a few of...

The Kindness of Strangers

I first became aware of this phrase when I was given a copy of Kate Adie’s autobiography entitled ‘The Kindness of Strangers’. She chose the title to...

The Shipping Line Clock

When I was clearing out my parents’ home I inherited a wall mounted clock set in a dark wooden case. I know the back story of how the clock arrived...