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My stories have been read 866243 times and 843 of my stories have been cherry picked.
534 of my 12,024 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 546 votes

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SEV 4

I was still at school and watching Space 1999 on the telly, when SEV wafted into the living room stinking of booze and fag smoke. He slapped the back...
Cherry

John Ferguson 1/12/1929—11/1/2020

John Ferguson slipped me twenty-quid and I went to the Oasis, loosely termed a nightclub, with the cash. He was about five-foot-five tall, and he...
Cherry

SEV 3

I was sixteen when I stole my brother, SEV’s, identity. I’d nipped into the lounge of the Glen Lusset and ordered a pint of lager. I was tall enough...
Cherry

SEV 2

My brother watched me playing for the Boy’s Guild on St Stephen’s gravel park. He stood under a tree with his mate Billy Quinn, both of them wearing...
Cherry

Pat Powell 1936—2014

Pat Powell 1936—2014 My da was over ten years older than Old Pat, but I asked my da if he knew him, and he gave a shake of his head and glowered. He...

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534 of my comments have received 546 Great Feedback votes

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tragic, like you I don't have

Posted on Sat, 01 Dec 2018

tragic, like you I don't have an answer. Poverty, not morals is the key. We use the latter as a scapegoat, a standared practice by, for example, Jenhovah Witnesses to get a foot in the door, is to say how much worse the world is getting. They've...

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Posted in When Death Comes Too Soon

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I didn't like my dad. You

Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2021

I didn't like my dad. You always get that assertion dressed as a question, aye, but you must have loved him? No. The strange thing is every year that passes I get more like him. This too will pass is the obvious piece of advice. But there's no...

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Posted in How do you forgive a parent?

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to teach them a  lesson.. Yeh

Posted on Fri, 03 Jul 2020

to teach them a  lesson.. Yeh, that about sums up genocide. 

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Posted in Pins (6)

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lovely. words that bewitch.

Posted on Wed, 22 Apr 2020

lovely. words that bewitch. images that travel. wisdom in poetic form. 

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Posted in I Want To Tell You Things

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I did read a couple of posts

Posted on Wed, 25 Mar 2020

I did read a couple of posts about Charles and Camilla. And a story in The Guardian (so it must be true) that they didn't jump any hospital queues. They are 71 and 72. I almost feel sorry for the future king and his consort. It wasn't that long...

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Posted in Just Put Me In The Fridge

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oh, well, as long as you don

Posted on Sat, 14 Dec 2019

oh, well, as long as you don't talk about politics...

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Posted in The Worst

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children's language is a

Posted on Sun, 28 Jul 2019

children's language is a thing of joy. 

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Posted in West Wales

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I'm a great friend of the

Posted on Wed, 15 May 2019

I'm a great friend of the potato, humble potato, hot potato, mashed potato. swanny potato. 

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Posted in The Identity of the Potato and the Swan

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you reap what you sow, if it

Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019

you reap what you sow, if it were only so. The world would be so much better But as we can see, all people in poverty would agree. Those of wealth and no little stealth. What would they say, but life's weather made me that way. 

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Posted in The Three Fields of You

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well, I thnk you handled the

Posted on Sat, 10 Nov 2018

well, I thnk you handled the situation very humanely and if that's normal for people with Aspereger's then I'd like more people to be diagnosed. 

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Posted in Gift: A Son's Story (Push)

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