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I have 811 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 658803 times and 752 of my stories have been cherry picked.
418 of my 12,034 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 428 votes

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Angel 55 (advocate)

Angel’s mum had come to visit, but it hadn’t ended well. Stacey asked her to leave because Karen was blitzed and shouting abuse at anybody that came...
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Angel 54 (new deal)

Angel heard the shuffle of feet coming up the stairs. She could still taste fried food in the air and the dank smell of unwashed kiddie clothing...
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Angel 53 (baby-shaped hole)

When Angel woke it was still dark outside and, for a moment, she thought Jaz was coming to get her and she wondered where she was. It was the sounds...
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Angel 52 (compromise)

‘There’s nothing as cruel as folk,’ muttered Angel, kissing the tops of the twin’s heads and hugging them tight to her breasts. They didn’t let up...
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Angel 51 (good cop, bad cop)

Angel quickly established a routine with Lisa and Adam. They quickly established their own counter-routine which included staying up all night and...

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418 of my comments have received 428 Great Feedback votes

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nothing changes, steal from

Posted on Wed, 30 Jan 2019

nothing changes, steal from the poor to give to the rich. 2019 to 1979. Thatcher/Reagan. 

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Posted in The Husbandry Of Youth

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under the nod - great term,

Posted on Wed, 30 Jan 2019

under the nod - great term, sums up so much. Great story, keep moving. Storey is the British spelling for housing. You've got story, if that's American English that's fine. Otherwise, have another look. 

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Posted in The Tar Pit (1 of 9)

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I'd ditch the first 3

Posted on Tue, 29 Jan 2019

I'd ditch the first 3 paragrapsh, but the rest is the walk of life. yeh, I found it funny my mate's dad like Dire Straits. Dirge I thought. But I was never into music. Brooksy made of glass. Doomed. Dire, I know, but brilliant. 

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Posted in Brooksy

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yeh, we were always tougher

Posted on Fri, 25 Jan 2019

yeh, we were always tougher back in the old days. or so the story goes...

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Posted in 21st Century Kids

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as we get older the world

Posted on Fri, 25 Jan 2019

as we get older the world spins quicker. 

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Posted in My Attention Span Is Getting Steadily Shorter

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a better world indeed. 

Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019

a better world indeed. 

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Posted in Thanks in part to Louis M and William W: another love poem

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it's a bit too deep for me,

Posted on Thu, 24 Jan 2019

it's a bit too deep for me, but I liked your brevity. Keep it going. 

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Posted in FactoidMan and ShallowMan

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god, I'm with you on this one

Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019

god, I'm with you on this one Hilary. But a plea to Donald Trump is time wasted. The legacy we shall leave our children and grandchildren is drought, wars, hunger and all those other apocalyptic horses that Trump and his supporters think aren't...

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Posted in The Melting Iceberg

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sounds a bit like one of the

Posted on Mon, 21 Jan 2019

sounds a bit like one of the Hindu gods. 

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Posted in Life and Times of a Priestess: Ch.11 : Dumis (Part 1 - Section 2)

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I hope the poor wee soul is

Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019

I hope the poor wee soul is in a good place. Her parents were middle-class and photogenic. That helped fire the media uproar. And as we know from many studies, they staying together is unusual. The guilt they carry, who but they know?  

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Posted in Madeleine McCann.

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