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I have 906 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 921662 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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Hamish Murdoch 1964-2007

‘Hi-yah Hamish,’ the kids at the back lane used to shout at me as I wandered down off the canal path to buy a paper from the shop on Dumbarton Road...
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Davie McCallum 1971-

When Davie McCallum, aged 31, went missing on 28 th March 2003 his son David (junior) was aged five and about to start school. Now he’ll be twenty-...
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Benny Hagen

Press reports are structured like a triangle, the weight of information balanced on the first line. Nobody much called Benny Hagen, Bernard, until he...
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Jim Welsh (Largactil) 13/3/1964—6/10/2012.

I didn’t go to Jim Welsh’s funeral. I didn’t hear about it until later, and I think it was Sharpie that told me. I wasn’t upset, just sad about the...
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Tam McSwiggan

Tam McSwiggan 1961-2001 R.I.P. When Tam was born Rangers’s supporters in the enclosure rioted and tore down the green, red, and white flag at Ibrox...

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563 of my comments have received 577 Great Feedback votes

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a vision I can recognise. 

Posted on Sat, 23 Jan 2021

a vision I can recognise. 

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Posted in Wootton Village

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sea spirit guides us all, not

Posted on Fri, 22 Jan 2021

sea spirit guides us all, not all, but you, certainly. 

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Posted in To a Lone Sailor

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magically evoked, if we

Posted on Fri, 15 Jan 2021

magically evoked, if we turned into a tree what bitter fruits would we? 

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Posted in Apple Tree

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we are indeed on the edge of

Posted on Tue, 12 Jan 2021

we are indeed on the edge of colour, especially as we get older. 

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Posted in The Edge of Colour

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this is a beautiful story. I

Posted on Sat, 09 Jan 2021

this is a beautiful story. I said that the last time and I echo it here. brilliant 

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Posted in Last Things

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always check where you're

Posted on Thu, 07 Jan 2021

always check where you're being kidnapped to insert. Yes. It features in every story so far. 

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Posted in Tam McSwiggan

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great opening, bit rushed in

Posted on Fri, 08 Jan 2021

great opening, bit rushed in the end. dead cat mystery resolved. enjoyed reading. 

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Posted in The Dead Cat

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The woman led Mary to an

Posted on Sat, 02 Jan 2021

The woman led Mary to an empty table, and pointed to one side, then sat at the other. Mary sat on one side  table, the long haired woman on the other side.

Needs another few drafts. The above sentence is an example. Get it down first if...

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Posted in part 3 (redrafted)

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yeh, I want nick nick and the

Posted on Tue, 05 Jan 2021

yeh, I want nick nick and the shirts too. 

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Posted in Sacred Shirts (2)

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flower-scented dreams are

Posted on Thu, 31 Dec 2020

flower-scented dreams are usually a blessing (well, in my book) as this is. 

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Posted in Symphony Of Emotions

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