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Ugly Puggly 15

I couldn’t get the electricity to work. I tried everything but paying for it. Flinging my arm around Dave’s shoulder in a rough clutch, he turned his...
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Ugly Puggly 14

Ugly Puggly’s room was messy and and stunk of urine and weak bleach. Clothes were piled on an unmade bed. A half-eaten bread roll in the bin. He...
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Ugly Puggly 13

I was in the depot and it was near knocking-off time. So I was trying to look busy by opening and shutting the back of the van doors, and skulking...
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Ugly Puggly 12

Ugly Puggly was a surprisingly good cook. By that I meant he could do more that toast and beans. He baked his own bread and could even do vegetarian...
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Ugly Puggly 11

The shopkeeper said he was very sorry to hear about Agnes. ‘Cheers,’ I could never mind his name. I’d called him Raj, when I was drunk and he smiled...

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901 of my comments have received 925 Great Feedback votes

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best sell the flag and run

Posted on Tue, 31 May 2022

best sell the flag and run for the forest. But we know they won't. 

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Posted in The Castle (10)

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putin's war has been a

Posted on Tue, 31 May 2022

putin's war has been a disaster. But you're right about the possible invasion of these other Eastern European nations. That would mean world war, of course. Putin realises that now. Or so we think. Brinkmanship 

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Posted in Curiosity Killed The Cat : A Day In The Life Of Alfred Muggins In Turkey (He Daydreams of the Rise and Fall of Empires)

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me too.

Posted on Tue, 31 May 2022

me too.

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Posted in unclear nuclear

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nuclear power has enormous

Posted on Tue, 31 May 2022

nuclear power has enormous costs and neglible beneftits, but France gets three-quarters of its energy that way. We can't use it as a quick fix in the global warming crisis, becuase it takes too long to build a reactor. And when we factor in each...

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Posted in unclear nuclear

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I'm not sure they'd call

Posted on Mon, 30 May 2022

I'm not sure they'd call concrete concrete then. Maybe sometihing like limestone or something. I'm sure the battle will come. 

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Posted in The Castle (9)

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forget me not. we dare to

Posted on Sun, 29 May 2022

forget me not. we dare to dream in words unseen, but I like the picture you write.  

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Posted in Meadowsweet

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a softer kinder light, might

Posted on Sun, 29 May 2022

a softer kinder light, might work. I like the world-weariness of the words. 

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Posted in If I can just get through the day

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Cece had a view of the

Posted on Sat, 28 May 2022

Cece had a view of the courtyard from her office window, she peered out and caught sight of Alistair slumped on the granite bench, his backside freezing {and his mind racing) I'd delete the bit about his mind racing.It's a fudge of both points of...

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Posted in S T Vasectomy Clinic - 10

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there are downsides of living

Posted on Fri, 27 May 2022

there are downsides of living a long life, but the alternatives aren't great either. 

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Posted in Janus 13

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ah, she gets inside the

Posted on Fri, 27 May 2022

ah, she gets inside the castle. 

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Posted in The Castle (8)

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