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I have 791 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 591707 times and 730 of my stories have been cherry picked.
401 of my 11,812 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 409 votes

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Angel 26 (church and children)

Most of the prison jobs were taken, but Angel hoped to get something soon. She got free- association a few hours a day and out for meals, sitting at...
Cherry

Angel 25 (prison time and design)

A wee boy held his brother’s hand. With intense concentration he guided a blue Dinky car up and down the curves of the chair and table as his family...
Cherry

Angel 24 (Corton Vale)

‘How’ve you been?’ Karen stumbled and pressed her face against Angel’s neck and a male prison guard patrolling the passageways around the tables and...
Cherry

Angel (change and charges)

Angel’s time had been taken up with crying and trying not to, when she had riches bestowed on her, a puff of a smoke—she had to bang on the door for...
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Angel 22 (time)

‘We can dae this the hard way, or we can dae this the easy way,’ said the stout officer doing the fingerprinting and he rifted. His breath smelled of...

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401 of my comments have received 409 Great Feedback votes

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lights up a few dark holes. 

Posted on Sun, 16 Sep 2018

lights up a few dark holes. 

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Posted in Tangerine static

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yes, indeed, no confusion

Posted on Sat, 08 Sep 2018

yes, indeed, no confusion here. Only words of wisdom. mind's eye crystal clear is a bit cliched. Apart from that wonderful. 

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Posted in Feeling Confused about Time

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an awareness of other's

Posted on Sat, 01 Sep 2018

an awareness of other's plights is a kind of wisdom and the begining of healing. 

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Posted in Someone Died Today (2)

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we do need external bodies to

Posted on Sun, 12 Aug 2018

we do need external bodies to help us evaluate our public services. Many in the private sector (banks and meat processing, for example) claim to do the work themselves. Ahem. But as you show so clearly, like any organisation, put shite in and you...

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Posted in I'm Not Disappointed, I'm Just Angry Chapter 9

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each life always contains

Posted on Tue, 31 Jul 2018

each life always contains mythology. The true and untrue sleep side by side, as you show here. 

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Posted in The Unlikely Armenian - Part 1 (from Ribbentrop's Chair)

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life is thinking out loud.

Posted on Sun, 22 Jul 2018

life is thinking out loud. and laughing (sometimes). 

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Posted in HERE I SIT

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Luckily for your mum, I am

Posted on Mon, 16 Jul 2018

Luckily for your mum, I am incompetent. 

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Posted in I'm Not Disappointed, I'm Just Angry Chapter 1

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I'm glad to see all dates are

Posted on Mon, 16 Jul 2018

I'm glad to see all dates are appropriately made up. Potatoes loss are our gain. A well crafted piece. B1+. 

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Posted in I'm Not Disappointed, I'm Just Angry Chapter 1

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you were the lucky ones. you

Posted on Fri, 29 Jun 2018

you were the lucky ones. you had an education. you had choices. the poor schmucks without either, now those boys have my sympathy. But, unfunnily, enough, somebody recently died at 67 and I was thinking that ain't that old. Back in the day that...

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Posted in Class of 1917 Reunion

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yes, hopefully it will always

Posted on Tue, 26 Jun 2018

yes, hopefully it will always be like this, or at least for a while.

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Posted in a break from hoovering

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