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I have 983 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1234178 times and 956 of my stories have been cherry picked.
851 of my 13,038 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 875 votes

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Ugly Puggly 20

Ugly Puggly’s garden may have been a death trap with all that broken glass running down the slope, and the turning frame of a windmill, but the...
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Ugly Puggly 19

The newsagent asked how my wife was doing, which put me on a downer. I guessed I was being racist, thinking Asian folk shouldn’t be trained to read...
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Cherry

Ugly Puggly 18

Ugly Puggly was doing something with broad beans and peas, boiling them to death. ‘Whit have you got in the oven?’ I smacked my lips together, after...
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Ugly Puggly 17

We balanced plates of linguine dappled with parmesan on our laps in the living room. Ugly Puggly sat in his armchair across from us and sipped green...
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Ugly Puggly 16

Hands deep in my pockets, I whistled Come on Irene for some reason, as I didn’t even like the song when it first came out. The pavement was speckled...
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851 of my comments have received 875 Great Feedback votes

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yeh, funny how leaflets or

Posted on Wed, 08 Jun 2022

yeh, funny how leaflets or couples holding hands when you're getting sterilised. He knew she was there by the way she turned the door handle. that's a truth. 

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Posted in S T Vasectomy Clinic - (11)

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I wonder if it's the same

Posted on Tue, 07 Jun 2022

I wonder if it's the same girl left behind by her father when he attacked the Roundheads. 

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Posted in The Castle (16)

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seems like a good strategy,

Posted on Mon, 06 Jun 2022

seems like a good strategy, killing with knndness. 

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Posted in The Castle (15)

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I'm old enough to remember

Posted on Sun, 05 Jun 2022

I'm old enough to remember Starship: We built this city on rock and roll. Great story, but I'd have made the protagonist the opposite sex. Cliched, I know. 

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Posted in Mole

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I could do with that button

Posted on Fri, 03 Jun 2022

I could do with that button to jolt my memory. And there is sometihing about long corridors that are offputting. 

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Posted in 1:1:3 Dreaming (Part 2)

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the Adventurer to taste the

Posted on Fri, 03 Jun 2022

the Adventurer to taste the freedom of the open sea.

this is cliched. But a good change of pace and storyline. 

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Posted in The Castle (14)

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ah, the ragged girl mirrors

Posted on Thu, 02 Jun 2022

ah, the ragged girl mirrors Elowen and hoves into view. I expect we'll see more of her. 

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Posted in The Castle (13)

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The dye for this project is

Posted on Thu, 02 Jun 2022

The dye for this project is cast. [die]. 

ah, but what of the litte girl among the trees? 

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Posted in The Castle (12)

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yeh, these times do promote a

Posted on Thu, 02 Jun 2022

yeh, these times do promote a sense of unreality. Kansas is as good a place as anywhere There's no place like home. 

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Posted in Back In Kansas

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yes, the mystery deepens. You

Posted on Thu, 02 Jun 2022

yes, the mystery deepens. You've captured it well. 

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Posted in Leaving The Nest

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