Di_Hard

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My stories have been read 11067 times and 37 of my stories have been cherry picked.
75 of my 725 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 76 votes

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pinned

Today I forgot my PIN number. I think it's all the contactless there is now. How easy it is to go without needing to say hello or reply. Or touch...
Cherry

highland games 2018 (again)

sound wells up from the town molten silver bright unpools between old buildings, gold in afternoon sun, warm. Home. Thrill swells - All have come...
Gold cherry

W_W

Some times there is a flicker in the passing pages of years, a golden sparkle and bright colour reaches out from the black and white makes a reader...
Gold cherry
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a break from hoovering

wriggle bummed bees busy browsing discourse on roses, pore over cool pale petal pages of pollen gold-illumined manuscripts gathering anthologies of...
Cherry

In your shoes

The bag's bright pink, prawn cocktail in clear script. We don't have prawns now the sea is plastic soup. You wear shoes so your feet don't touch the...

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75 of my comments have received 76 Great Feedback votes

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how you describe your mother

Posted on Thu, 05 Jul 2018

how you describe your mother cooking is beautiful. All the riches of living colour transmuted into taste. Like Renaissance art was a light bulb and cooking for you was the sun where she spread her wings. And the expression of your grief coming...

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Posted in The Mask — Part 2

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Very interesting to read his

Posted on Fri, 02 Feb 2018

Very interesting to read his story. I only really knew of him from hearing an interview about how by the time they let working class people into Oxford it was so dummed down there was no point going there, and that the elites never accepted him...

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Posted in Les Rowse, Philippe and I

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You are quite right Tom, it's

Posted on Sun, 17 Sep 2017

You are quite right Tom, it's just a collection of nature scenes. It's just that I realised that someone from centuries ago could have seen them, too. And while I think of the wood as a beautiful place to go and see the sun and hear the birds....

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Posted in time travelling

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Enjoyed this. Lots of great

Posted on Wed, 15 Aug 2018

Enjoyed this. Lots of great descriptions, particularly liked falling on the sofa in a dingy heap, and how his wet shoes sounded like squishing bugs.

Where you first mention students, do you need "the"?

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Posted in The Last Case of Dr. Jonah Wexley Abbott (Pt. 1)

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you have great skill making

Posted on Wed, 15 Aug 2018

you have great skill making lots of facts easy and enjoyable to read. I had no idea Norway had a potato famine.

I liked the way you mixed a wider history in with your family's history, too. And that you have been able to write something...

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Posted in The Shipping Line Clock

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Great rhythm you have cought

Posted on Tue, 14 Aug 2018

Great rhythm you have cought the music of the storm and made it into words

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Posted in Storm

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lots of good lines,  what a

Posted on Sat, 11 Aug 2018

the first bit - what a way to describe how someone sounds!

also very much liked :

"Tonight grows older

than I can handle"

 

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Posted in I AM HOMELESS

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gosh, the stress!

Posted on Mon, 23 Jul 2018

gosh, the stress!

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Posted in Saturday Part One.

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Happy Birthday for September

Posted on Thu, 19 Jul 2018

Happy Birthday for September :0)

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Posted in DISCOVERY

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Within 15 minutes of the Head

Posted on Thu, 19 Jul 2018

Within 15 minutes of the Head talking she on the verge of a full house.

should that be he's ? Marking a teacher :0)

I liked the Cheese Club nods. And the school without running water sounds like something Dickens...

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Posted in I'm Not Disappointed, I'm Just Angry Chapter 4

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