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I have 153 stories published in 2 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 238170 times and 229 of my stories have been cherry picked.
913 of my 3,916 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 936 votes

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Cherry

rage, rage against the Dying of your Rights

eagerly we grab new inventions rejoicing in humankind's progress, each smoothing of the way to Earth's immolation pile up mistakes to rectify...
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Cherry

part 12

Wong was looking at the mouth shape in the wall growing wider and wider, when his tail and all his fur was sucked towards it. Then Mary's hair was...
Cherry

hear, here

his voice, to his people, once, was a bear's called Paddington, in a fun children's film before all the children fled abroad. Now as Paddington chats...
Cherry

unclear nuclear

we'll rack up radioactive waste costing billions to dispose of safely. but who has billions to spare when people are dying now, for lack of Health...
Cherry

part 11

A voice, deep and rumbly, but cosy, too, "HERE'S YOUR WAND, REGN!" , not loud, but it left no room for any other sound in Mary's head. She couldn't...

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913 of my comments have received 936 Great Feedback votes

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Great to read  Ugly Puggly

Posted on Fri, 24 Jun 2022

Great to read  Ugly Puggly again, this bit is genius

"Well, if we’re gonnae go up tae the crematorium, a council van will blend in like a tombstone. And if anybody spots us, they’ll hink we’re council workers. No expect us tae move, or dae...

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Posted in Ugly Puggly 42

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This is great! I read so many

Posted on Tue, 24 May 2022

This is great! I read so many historical fiction books as a child, they were my favourite, along with fantasy. And this should be published, if they still want historical fiction? You are describing the war so well! I have got a real feeling of...

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Posted in The Castle (4)

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Phew, I thought now Ewan was

Posted on Fri, 29 Apr 2022

Phew, I thought now Ewan was being eaten up by the mysterious monster. It is like a detective story in its own right. Write

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Posted in Sticky Wullie

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I  don't want you to change a

Posted on Thu, 21 Apr 2022

I  don't want you to change a speckle of Ugly Puggly,he is perfect, an absolutely brilliant creation.I wish so much he existed. Even though he isn't real, I feel a bit better about all the things worrying me all the time, just imagining he is on...

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Posted in Ugly Puggly 8

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I have a TERRIBLE  memory,

Posted on Tue, 22 Mar 2022

I have a TERRIBLE  memory, but very good writing, sticks :0)

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Posted in Don't Look at the Sheikh

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Those poor mothers, they will

Posted on Tue, 15 Mar 2022

Those poor mothers, they will be feeling so guilty! I did not understand from the article if the children were still to be put in care? It sounded like the police were unsure what to do, to stay on the right side of the law. What a horrific thing...

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Posted in Het Bonhe

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It begins with the quiet

Posted on Mon, 07 Feb 2022

It begins with the quiet

of an owl's wing, mist muffled,

of river breath hushed

this is so magical. Perfect. I like the timeless feel of the rhyme of bone and known, and the cast of birds waiting in...

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Posted in The Quiet of An Owl’s Wing, February

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I don't understand why it is

Posted on Mon, 03 Jan 2022

I don't understand why it is ok to eat meat. But as Lena raises there is something worse in a way, how life is stripped of any dignity in polystyrene trays and clingfilm, exchanges the wires of a cage for the lines in a barcode and never knows...

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Posted in (This Life) Part 3: The Butcher’s Wi(n)dow

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I felt colder reading this!

Posted on Fri, 31 Dec 2021

I felt colder reading this! Very glad to be inside :0)

 I liked "scrawny" with "stark",

and "shake" at the end of the line with the added buffets of repeated "a" sounds in "gale" and "lashing".

And then you end with an echo...

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Posted in Turn of the year ’scape

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This is wonderful :

Posted on Fri, 10 Dec 2021

This is wonderful :

Sultry and still the sweet night air.

Latin music. Crickets chirping.

Like a favela in Rio or anywhere

But for the sound of Geordies burping.

 

and :

 

And the cards are...

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Posted in Hotel Mediterraneo

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