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Tony doesn’t decide to go to school, that’s just where his feet take him. The class has already garbled morning prayer, sung the time table and moved...


With no telly to watch, Tony changes quickly into his jammies, and because of the cold dives under the covers of bed. He sleeps clutching his book of...


Angela nips across the landing and rattles the letterbox. Dermot answers, swinging the door wide in welcome. He’s wearing his old work coat and work...


Jaz panting and out of breath runs uphill, the dark street a whetstone underfoot, and the unexpected urgency of the chase sobers him. It makes him...


Crossing Kilbowie Road Jaz negotiates the tooting horns of cars and buses with the absent-mindedness of a three-year-old toddler and seems startled...


388 of my comments have received 395 Great Feedback votes

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A Dickens of a poem. Well

Posted on Mon, 09 Dec 2013

A Dickens of a poem. Well done!

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Posted in Havisham

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I'm not sure what the

Posted on Sun, 24 Nov 2013

I'm not sure what the underlined words or italics are meant to emphasise, but there are lots of surprised in the text and I really liked it.

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Posted in Within the Mirrors

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enjoyed this. thanks.

Posted on Sun, 26 Oct 2008

enjoyed this. thanks.Read full comment

Posted in Bonnie Prince Charlie and the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion

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I especially liked the first

Posted on Mon, 01 Aug 2011

I especially liked the first stanza, but that is maybe that was just my certain boyish impulses. Great stuff Chris. It's not often I'm proud of 'Futility.'Read full comment

Posted in Futility

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evocative. well done.

Posted on Thu, 09 Sep 2010

evocative. well done.Read full comment

Posted in The approach of winter

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Needs a bit of proof reading

Posted on Tue, 09 Mar 2010

Needs a bit of proof reading eg 'She was an attractive and she knew it.' And there is a bit or repetition, you could cut a few hundred words quite easily. A good story, which I enjoyed.Read full comment

Posted in Blood Money