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I have 924 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1035243 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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Chris Alexander 1958-2009 RIP.

Gordy reminded me of the time Chris Alexander got lifted. He’d been coming back from the Boilermakers on Dumbarton Road, Chris was always a smart...
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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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634 of my comments have received 651 Great Feedback votes

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the mirage is the mirror to a

Posted on Tue, 14 Sep 2021

the mirage is the mirror to a larger hunger. 

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Posted in Hunger

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I guess we're all galactic

Posted on Sat, 11 Sep 2021

I guess we're all galactic travellers, especially on the A29. 

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Posted in The highwayman

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I'm a reader that writes

Posted on Sat, 04 Sep 2021

I'm a reader that writes stuff nobody much reads. I've written a couple of longer, novel sized stories. One, in particular, I think is good and should be published. Sometimes I send it off. But I don't expect it to be publsihed. I don't really...

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Posted in On Giving Up

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Pie-charts never add up. if

Posted on Fri, 03 Sep 2021

Pie-charts never add up. if you index-link they sink. as pictograms, chewy as...yeh, great way to spend more than a day. 

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Posted in Pie Chart Man

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time passes slow and it takes

Posted on Fri, 03 Sep 2021

time passes slow and it takes you with it. well done. 

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Posted in In The Late Summer Years

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twenty-years old [hyphen, I

Posted on Mon, 30 Aug 2021

twenty-years old [hyphen, I think]

beat-up dog. 

could only have dreamt (delete 'of')

 Whilst we couldn't ever remember meeting there, we got on from the first second (delete 'we met')

quiite a view from the summit....

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Posted in Chinese Whispers (edited and updated, 2021)

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funny thing memory, who we

Posted on Fri, 27 Aug 2021

funny thing memory, who we are and who we are not. Dad and not dad. I'd the same thing with my mother. Mum and not Mum. When she died I said I was delighted. People might have taken that the wrong way, but not Mum had no life. 

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Posted in A Home Coming

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grim and grit gets under you

Posted on Fri, 27 Aug 2021

grim and grit gets under you fingernail, but that was marriage for you. 

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Posted in Marriage And Motherhood Never Suited Her

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I wonder if kids will know

Posted on Mon, 23 Aug 2021

I wonder if kids will know what SWALK is? but you certainly do. SWALK to you too. Well done. 

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Posted in Love Letters From The Past S.W.A.L.K.

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good stuff. I was wating for

Posted on Wed, 25 Aug 2021

good stuff. I was wating for Cole to turn up. As a seasoned reader of chimes, I knew he would. 

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Posted in Wind Chimes on the Boardwalk

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