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My stories have been read 760011 times and 798 of my stories have been cherry picked.
478 of my 12,504 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 491 votes

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Vocations

Since vocation Sunday was coming up, Mrs Doyle thought we were old enough to ask the question, ‘What do you want to do when you grow up?’ She was a...
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the old geezer

I went to the old Yorkhill hospital, a visit to the dermatology department. I felt a bit of a fraud, especially now with Covid-19. The nurse put a...
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Cherry

Lockclown

During lockclown, other people get bored. He never gets bored. It gives him more time to talk about his favourite subject— You know the type, we...
Cherry

Sleep Walking 2

A cop patrolled the perimeter of the building. He looked fit enough. Even with me pedalling away furiously on my bike he’d probably outwalk me. But...

shopping in Asda

Hands that grabbed Knees that shoved Feet that trampled What an example Zeal combined with right To flight and fight Beautiful instinct of youth Good...

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478 of my comments have received 491 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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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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some readers give cherries,

Posted on Sat, 28 Jul 2018

some readers give cherries, some don't. It's nice, like hundreds and thousands on top of ice cream, or even cherry and ice cream, but the ice cream tastes the same. 

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Posted in Short Cherry Rant

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Steve's not a hero. He just

Posted on Fri, 01 Sep 2017

Steve's not a hero. He just likes stabbing you in the stomach. He picks his victims well in advance by hanging around hip-replacement wards. 

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Posted in Now I'm Bionic Second Part

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