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I have 906 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 921697 times and 861 of my stories have been cherry picked.
563 of my 12,157 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 577 votes

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John Ferguson 1/12/1929—11/1/2020

John Ferguson slipped me twenty-quid and I went to the Oasis, loosely termed a nightclub, with the cash. He was about five-foot-five tall, and he...
Cherry

SEV 3

I was sixteen when I stole my brother, SEV’s, identity. I’d nipped into the lounge of the Glen Lusset and ordered a pint of lager. I was tall enough...
Cherry

SEV 2

My brother watched me playing for the Boy’s Guild on St Stephen’s gravel park. He stood under a tree with his mate Billy Quinn, both of them wearing...
Cherry

Pat Powell 1936—2014

Pat Powell 1936—2014 My da was over ten years older than Old Pat, but I asked my da if he knew him, and he gave a shake of his head and glowered. He...
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Stephen O’Donnell 1959—1995 [1]

I was living in the studio flat on Castle Street, when I heard the knock on the door. My eldest sister, Josephine, or Jo as we called her, was...

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563 of my comments have received 577 Great Feedback votes

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you're always a breath of

Posted on Sat, 27 Mar 2021

you're always a breath of fresh air, Jenny. 

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Posted in Pastiche

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I'm not a dog or cat person,

Posted on Sun, 21 Mar 2021

I'm not a dog or cat person, but my partner is. Our current cat, which we've had for a few years, is sick. It was a stray that found its way to our back door a few years ago. She did the usual stuff of putting out milk and food for it. Then you...

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Posted in "The Canine's of My Life"

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Lovely memory and poem. 

Posted on Thu, 25 Mar 2021

Lovely memory and poem. 

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Posted in The Last Time I Saw Fungie (2005)

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I'm a fruitcake too. 

Posted on Tue, 23 Mar 2021

I'm a fruitcake too. 

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Posted in I am a Fruit Cake

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sharp stuff jenny, but also

Posted on Sun, 14 Mar 2021

sharp stuff jenny, but also kinda cosy. 

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Posted in Escape To Freedom

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black holes hold the secrets

Posted on Wed, 10 Mar 2021

black holes hold the secrets of the universe or universes. yeh, gods look on. 

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Posted in Black Holes and Revelations

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too late now, too late (you

Posted on Thu, 04 Mar 2021

too late now, too late (you could get a booker, for that line alone). 

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Posted in No one comes here.

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very sad indeed that we have

Posted on Mon, 01 Mar 2021

very sad indeed that we have such stories to tell. I could tell you more. 

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Posted in Hand Washing, Glasgow Central

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to mars and back and endings

Posted on Wed, 24 Feb 2021

to mars and back and endings become beginings, again. 

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Posted in Forgotten Souls

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shit, I missed pancake day. 

Posted on Fri, 19 Feb 2021

shit, I missed pancake day. 

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Posted in Yippee!! : Mrs Muggins Gets Officially Rolled Out At Last

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