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I have 177 stories published in 2 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 388645 times and 278 of my stories have been cherry picked.
1487 of my 5,098 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 1523 votes

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Two kinds of crying : 15th February 2024

Leaving the road for the slick, clay-swallowed gravel of the footpath, newly scalped of its sodden, rot smelling dark brown felt of last year's...
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at dusk today

light mourning lavender sheets sky and sea far pink coast recalls sunset white triangle sail heading out gulls fly, wings bright as full moon's disc...
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Poem of the week

October 2023

Shame : so hard to forget this soft word starting with a Sh! as of secrets, brushed under deep carpets and A in its middle, alphabet's beginning an...
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Cherry

open your eyes!

bombing your moral high ground (won at such terrible cost) must always be a tricky manoevre to pull off - before you know where you are, history is...
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begone

there is a bumblebee buzzing where the woundwort was now neat snipped stalks in hoe hacked naked soil no cerise tipped willowherb spires, leaves...
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1487 of my comments have received 1523 Great Feedback votes

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Very good to read another of

Posted on Thu, 08 Feb 2024

Very good to read another of your wonderful diaries! Like Rhiannon, I am intrigued how you seem to emerge so suddenly from Winter - while ours is much less severe, it staggers on and on. Full of admiration how you survived being stuck inside with...

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Posted in This Sort of Thing - January 2024 - Main Course

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gosh, how on Earth did you

Posted on Mon, 08 Jan 2024

gosh, how on Earth did you put yourself in their mindset?! Exhausted just reading :0) Really hope you do send off Parcel for You, to the BBC and everywhere that might want brilliant comedy scripts. You are so good at creating funny characters,...

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Posted in Make Millions in Two Minutes...

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Celticman's wonderful story

Posted on Wed, 29 Nov 2023

Celticman's wonderful story continues to dive deep into emotion and belief. The character of his narrator's mother, warm, funny, wise and strong is one of my favourites in his writing, and this moving description of her grief is Pick of the Day....

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Posted in Love Story 22

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Yes, Thankyou so much for

Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2023

Yes, Thankyou so much for writing more! I really liked how Vanessa wants companionship, because it is easy to get the physical stuff from dating apps, that AI might be better at that than an actual man! But then her wants, so contradictory,...

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Posted in 'Parcel for you..' Part 3

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It is as though at the end

Posted on Thu, 05 Oct 2023

It is as though at the end you say goodbye to part of yourself.

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Posted in No Fond Farewell

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Turlough's wonderful, warm

Posted on Thu, 24 Aug 2023

Turlough's wonderful, warm hearted memories of a loquacious lady with "flamboyant scone eating style" is Pick of the Day! Please do share and retweet if you can

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Posted in Nellie the Devilment

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:0) yes! But after I have

Posted on Wed, 09 Aug 2023

:0) yes! But after I have made his cheese toastie :0)

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Posted in wising up

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Joyfully Surreal this

Posted on Wed, 31 May 2023

Joyfully Surreal this fabulous poem is Pick of the Day, please do share and retweet if you can!

The image is from here : https://upload....

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Posted in Ladies who lunch at The Entomol

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This skillful and informative

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2023

This skillful and informative Nature poem by Rhiannon is Pick of the Day! Please do share and retweet if you can

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Posted in On the 6500+ km journey, twice

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I feel sad whenever what you

Posted on Mon, 24 Apr 2023

I feel sad whenever what you describe happens, someone nearby has cut down most of their trees, concreted over their garden, torn off an intricately carved listed wooden porch "I didn't know it was listed but it was rotten anyway" and persuaded...

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Posted in Am I a Snob?

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