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I have 914 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 977548 times and 871 of my stories have been cherry picked.
596 of my 12,273 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 611 votes

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Sooz 7

Breaking into at trot at Partick Cross, a rumble of thunder and squall of rain followed Badger and Eddie as they crossed Dumbarton Road and pushed...
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Sooz 6

On a three hour train journey, with drink involved and money on the table, fights broke out with the frequency of barroom brawls in The High...
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Sooz 5

Better get goin’, or we’ll miss the train,’ Badger had to crane his neck to speak in Eddie’s ear. A DJ dressed as Elvis but wearing an orange wig appeared and he’d pumped the volume up, flinging in a medley of ABBA classics beginning with Winner Take it All and working his way back to Waterloo to get the girls dancing.
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Sooz 4

Groups of men stood near the walkways leading to the flight deck. Unshaven fellows with bleary eyes fooling about like young lads in thick boots and...
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Sooz 3

Fatty Patty got quite a reputation on the rig, and Eddie got the nickname Fast Eddie because he had to play detective. Track her down, pronto. Hose...

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596 of my comments have received 611 Great Feedback votes

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silence, is often a pause

Posted on Sat, 31 May 2014

silence, is often a pause before the encore.

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Posted in War of Sounds

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beautiful. 

Posted on Sat, 24 Jul 2021

beautiful. 

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Posted in In IKEA, he dreams about the woman he loves

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I guess war is always

Posted on Fri, 23 Jul 2021

I guess war is always described as inevitable. That way it's like a kid's told-you-so. 

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Posted in Family Meetings

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some cowards and heroes,

Posted on Fri, 23 Jul 2021

some cowards and heroes, typically, Englsimen desribed in glowing terms, lasars and coloured men in the former category. I guess it wasn't quite like that. 

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Posted in Maria's Diary 35 The Shipwreck

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poor sap. wonder what mother

Posted on Tue, 20 Jul 2021

poor sap. wonder what mother will say. 

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Posted in When Robert Left Helen

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who is Mendes? congratualtion

Posted on Tue, 20 Jul 2021

who is Mendes? congratualtion on poem of he week. well deserved. 

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Posted in Another Night On a Bare Mountain

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He was right about the East

Posted on Fri, 16 Jul 2021

He was right about the East Indian Company and the British. Ironically, it's now China that is the most powerful nation on earth. Britain a spent power dwelling on its past. 

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Posted in Maria's Diary 33

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we're all dreamers jenny, but

Posted on Wed, 07 Jul 2021

we're all dreamers jenny, but not all poets. 

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Posted in Daydreamer

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I'd say in Google's defence

Posted on Sat, 03 Jul 2021

I'd say in Google's defence it doesn't know me either. And I'm not sure if witers' retreat should have a possessive (Champions League doesn't.) I'd be suprised that even in such a fictional place any reader didn't recognise the uniqueness and...

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Posted in You

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not sure if fact or fiction

Posted on Wed, 30 Jun 2021

not sure if fact or fiction (which is a good way of marking a quality story). Mums are always number 1. Always. 

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Posted in Mum

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