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I have 924 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1035274 times and 883 of my stories have been cherry picked.
634 of my 12,363 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 651 votes

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Remember Me As I Was.

Oatmeal for breakfast on a Monday, served lukewarm or cold. I chewed slowly, the plastic tray on his lap as I sat on my bunk. Grey food, slop, you...
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Archie McDougall 5/7/1958-12/5/2021. RIP.

My brother, Bod, phoned to tell me Archie was dead. It was quick. I rolled out the platitudes. He was his pal, much more than mine. Archie only came...
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Sooz 9

The best place for a walk in Clydebank was down by the Clydeside. Eddie could get out from under his wife’s feet and take a dander down to Cable...
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Robert Hulcup 1933-2003, RIP.

Daft Rab’s bedroom was above mine, and his brother Freddie’s bedroom was above my sister’s room. Two middle-aged men, our Laurel and Hardy, adults we...
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Sooz 8

Eddie was half-pissed after four pints. He been drinking and not sleeping. Badger flung them back and went up to the bar for more as if he’d taken a...

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634 of my comments have received 651 Great Feedback votes

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I like your meditation. 

Posted on Sun, 26 Sep 2021

I like your meditation. 

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Posted in River Of Awareness

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time waits for no man, indeed

Posted on Thu, 23 Sep 2021

time waits for no man, indeed. Flora and fauna they are a diffrent beast. 

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Posted in Giant Redwoods

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pattering down in a world of

Posted on Wed, 22 Sep 2021

pattering down in a world of enrichment. 

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Posted in Musings At A Lakeside Idyll

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I guess that's the difference

Posted on Wed, 22 Sep 2021

I guess that's the difference. I didn't dream about being a journallist. Or going to university. We just fell off the end of school and whatever was there. And it wasn't much. Job Creatiion. Don't knock it, I loved it. Met some great guys. Didn't...

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Posted in Move Away, Jimmy Blue

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All Hallow and Holy indeed.

Posted on Sun, 19 Sep 2021

All Hallow and Holy indeed. It does feel like the end of the year, with daylight disappearing. I guess I should be used to it be now. 

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Posted in Autumn

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memory brings us down to dust

Posted on Sat, 18 Sep 2021

memory brings us down to dust and rust, yet holds us up too. 

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Posted in It's All Over Now

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I guess the truth is in the

Posted on Sun, 19 Sep 2021

I guess the truth is in the pudding. 

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Posted in Jenny's Pies

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great story. 

Posted on Fri, 17 Sep 2021

great story. 

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Posted in Ghosts (Part Two)

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nice surprise, but not of the

Posted on Fri, 17 Sep 2021

nice surprise, but not of the good kind, at the end. 

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Posted in Ghosts (Part One)

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aye, funny to think, in an

Posted on Sat, 11 Sep 2021

aye, funny to think, in an unfunny way, Ireland's population was once 8 million. This ends here, bet it doesnae. 

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Posted in Troubles

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