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My stories have been read 1234182 times and 956 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Ugly Puggly 40

I’d a fry-up for breakfast with all the works: mushroom, tomatoes and two potato scones. It was enough to sober me up. Not that I’d been drinking...
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Ugly Puggly 39

I’d one of those terrible dreams, where I dreamt I couldn’t sleep and left the car engine running. Drifting over to the window with a quilt dragging...
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Ugly Puggly 38

When I did the weekly shop, now Ugly Puggly wasn’t cooking, I brought back lots of booze to compensate. The local shops knew to expect me at any time...
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Ugly Puggly 37

I went home for a few days. Not home, home, just to see Molly, my wife, or ex-wife, but it was really to get away from them. Dave wasn’t sure if...
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Ugly Puggly 36

Fat chance,’ I said. ‘Whit dae yeh hinks worse, a fat poof or a fat murderer?’ Ugly Puggly answered for Dave. ‘Look, I know yer gettin nervous. And a...
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851 of my comments have received 875 Great Feedback votes

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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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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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