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I have 811 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 658408 times and 752 of my stories have been cherry picked.
418 of my 12,033 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 428 votes

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Angel 68 (long night)

Late the night before, she’d walked down to the corner shop to get out of the house, took a notion, and brought a fish supper back with her. Adam...
Cherry

good tears and bad.

I used to have the run of the house, said Nanny Anna. When I was wee I was always with my mammie’s mammie and she kept me right. I always got my own...
Cherry

Angel 67 (night calls)

Angel didn’t want to think about the funeral. She tried to stop her tears, because it wasn’t fair on Adam. She didn’t want him to see her crying all...
Cherry

the search for the new Dalai Lama

After the death of His Holiness, the fourteen Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, the search for the fifteenth and final Dalai Lama began. In the partial...
Cherry

Spaghettio

‘What’s this?’ Molly asked. Before Spaghettio had time to answer the phone rung, which was unusual, but not unknown as they were ‘courting’ as Molly’...
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418 of my comments have received 428 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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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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first person isn't generally

Posted on Fri, 26 May 2017

first person isn't generally regarded as omniscient. s/he can only see or feel what they see or feel. nothing beyond the subject. Limited point of view. 

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Posted in Taking the Fourth

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Grandad smiled[,] nodding

Posted on Thu, 01 Oct 2015

Grandad smiled[,] nodding

Occasionally he pause[d] bit muddled here as you've got Jake interrupting himself and taking over the conversation with himself, but you mean he takes over the convesation with Toby...

Brilliant. characters...

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Posted in Jake Mutant - Chapter Three

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honesty helps with understand

Posted on Mon, 27 Jul 2015

honesty helps with understand and with understanding we learn that we are all human, all falliable and all unique in our wrongness which makes it alright. Peace be with you. 

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Posted in Byrd Jones, Teacher and Grandfather

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