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My stories have been read 977560 times and 871 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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My brother watched me playing for the Boy’s Guild on St Stephen’s gravel park. He stood under a tree with his mate Billy Quinn, both of them wearing...
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Pat Powell 1936—2014

Pat Powell 1936—2014 My da was over ten years older than Old Pat, but I asked my da if he knew him, and he gave a shake of his head and glowered. He...
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Stephen O’Donnell 1959—1995 [1]

I was living in the studio flat on Castle Street, when I heard the knock on the door. My eldest sister, Josephine, or Jo as we called her, was...
Cherry

Phyllis McFadden 1931-1986

I was twenty-three when my Auntie Phyllis died. She was fifty-five. I’m older now than she was when she died. Back then, in 1986, I thought anyone...
Cherry

Frank Reid 1963-

Frank Reid 1963-1990 Frank Reid was away on holiday somewhere in Italy with his wife Terri (Foley) and fell into a dock between the boats. I’m not...

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596 of my comments have received 611 Great Feedback votes

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cheers drew, I tend to breene

Posted on Tue, 27 Apr 2021

cheers drew, I tend to breene through breeges in every story I write in a breengish manner of breenge-noirness

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Posted in Sooz 5

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bluebells are very watery

Posted on Mon, 26 Apr 2021

bluebells are very watery when you strim them. The green folliage and sky blue are a heavenly mix. 

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Posted in Bluebells

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well, Jenny, you're blessed

Posted on Tue, 27 Apr 2021

well, Jenny, you're blessed to be able to read and write in peace. For those without that gift are poorer in my thnking by far. 

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Posted in Sunrise

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It's a cat's life, a bit like

Posted on Sun, 25 Apr 2021

It's a cat's life, a bit like a dog's life, but smarter. keep it going. 

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Posted in "Willow's Tail" 4

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I wandered off a few times

Posted on Fri, 16 Apr 2021

I wandered off a few times too, it''s always good to remember. The American accent makes it special. It doesn't show what you were thinking, but it does show what you were thinking moment. 

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Posted in Icecream

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I've no knowledge of music

Posted on Wed, 07 Apr 2021

I've no knowledge of music but have heard the name Stravnsky and I might even have heard riot of spring. As your poem shows, listening to music is classless. We all appreciate beauty, but in different ways. 

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Posted in The Riot of Spring (Pictures of Pagan Russia 1913)

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thanks insert, you don't miss

Posted on Sat, 03 Apr 2021

thanks insert, you don't miss much, apart from writing...get to it. 

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Posted in Sooz

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I'm not sure James II thought

Posted on Fri, 02 Apr 2021

I'm not sure James II thought it silly to embrace Cathlicism. He was Catholic. I guess we can thing it silly now, but with tens of thousands of life lost, well it gave us William of Orange and changed history. 

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Posted in Thank God It's Good Friday! (and April Fools) By Alfred N.Muggins

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you're always a breath of

Posted on Sat, 27 Mar 2021

you're always a breath of fresh air, Jenny. 

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Posted in Pastiche

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I'm not a dog or cat person,

Posted on Sun, 21 Mar 2021

I'm not a dog or cat person, but my partner is. Our current cat, which we've had for a few years, is sick. It was a stray that found its way to our back door a few years ago. She did the usual stuff of putting out milk and food for it. Then you...

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Posted in "The Canines of My Life"

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