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I have 856 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 771472 times and 803 of my stories have been cherry picked.
480 of my 11,636 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 493 votes

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Grimms 85

‘This big gigantic guy with an eye is trying to kill him,’ Bruno says, with exaggerated affect. ‘So he can eat them.’ His voice rises and he gets...
Cherry

Grimms 84

Five days after robbing the Securicor van Jaz pulls a mask over booze coloured ruddy red cheeks and face and, hungover, is back at work. Del and...
Cherry

Grimms83

‘I’m here to see Tony,’ says Angela. Bob stands elephantine in the doorway of the Home with his checked shirt buttoned up to his neck, glasses off-...
Cherry

Grimms82

Jaz sits in his usual table in the corner of Maggie Scott’s, with a view of the door, nursing a pint. He’s been reduced to mooching about in his Y-...
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Grimms81

Lizzie is as lovely as Jaz remembered her, perhaps more so, with her chiselled cheekbones and hair untamed as a burning bush. The room is stuffy and...

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480 of my comments have received 493 Great Feedback votes

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not sure about the Panda Gods

Posted on Sun, 11 May 2014

not sure about the Panda Gods and 'Dawn lighted the sky...' doesn't sound right, but apart from that some beautiful descriptions.

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Posted in Triptych

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yep, a close call with those

Posted on Sat, 03 May 2014

yep, a close call with those clowns. It was so close it was surreal. Great story. I'm not familiair with all those American shows, but I guess you nose that.

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Posted in A Nose by Any Other Name

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Childhood’s a place, son, and

Posted on Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Childhood’s a place, son, and not a time. ' visited and revisited. A holiday from the self. Lovely. 

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Posted in At Holcombe Beach (I.P.)

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thanks blackjack, I'm working

Posted on Fri, 23 Aug 2013

thanks blackjack, I'm working my way through it, knocking off the crusty corners of the worst bloomers.

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Posted in school photos

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I don't know enough about

Posted on Wed, 02 Apr 2014

I don't know enough about poetry to coment about rhythm, metre or lieation, but the imagery is wonderful and the voice is true.

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Posted in It is I, Abiku

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the crew seem afire and I'm

Posted on Mon, 31 Mar 2014

the crew seem afire and I'm sure that death and glory is their desire.

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Posted in The Crew of the Wolverine

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supernatural ending Vera.

Posted on Mon, 31 Mar 2014

supernatural ending Vera. which means you can do and say anythng and nobody believes you.

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Posted in school photos 71

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I'm sure Kellen could get

Posted on Sat, 22 Mar 2014

I'm sure Kellen could get used to Jake and others' suffering and getting payback.

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Posted in Gifts That Cost Your Soul 3

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an oldie, nicely told. I'll

Posted on Sun, 23 Jul 2006

an oldie, nicely told. I'll have a look at your new book. well done

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Posted in An Atheist Family Christmas

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nice story, lovely ending, an

Posted on Sun, 02 Mar 2014

nice story, lovely ending, an aphorism.

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Posted in Más que la belleza

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