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I have 924 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1012455 times and 882 of my stories have been cherry picked.
623 of my 12,370 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 639 votes

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Depression

I am what I am not That’s what I’ve been taught The timekeeper in my head keeps each tick of the day He feeds me guilt pain on not going away, again...
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dog days.

The washing machine sloshed and whirled, the edge of the dog blanket appeared and tumbled in on itself, before going into the spin cycle making the...
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What did Jesus do? 4

Peter the Apostle brought a more to life than life attitude and his faith was like flying fish. He couldn’t sit on his arse for a minute. We lit a...
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What did Jesus do? 3

My dad used to tell everybody how smart I was. He used to show me off, tell me to memorise things like long poems that rhymed. (And that was no crime...
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What did Jesus do? 2

‘Jeez, wae the electricity, all the stuff in the freezer will go aff.’ Ian ran his fingers through his hair. And he pouted. His beard was patchy,...

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623 of my comments have received 639 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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watch, learn, pay attention.

Posted on Mon, 16 Aug 2021

watch, learn, pay attention. A mantra I wish, I wish, I could. 

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Posted in Naples: balcony overlooking Via Firenza

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group hug and the longest wee

Posted on Tue, 08 Jun 2021

group hug and the longest wee in history. Go girl. Great story. 

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Posted in Pride

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It is a heavy burden your

Posted on Wed, 14 Apr 2021

It is a heavy burden your words carry with grace. 

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Posted in Setting Sons

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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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