Ed Crane

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My stories have been read 61152 times and 83 of my stories have been cherry picked.
53 of my 1,101 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 51 votes

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Tacha's Granddad


My stories


The Wheels of Lilliput

Image from Wiki Commons ...... I guess this is boy's stuff?

Tell Him I'll Be Home For His Birthday (IP postcard)

Sure it's been done before, but God help us should we ever get complacent. Image from Wiki commons

Me Too

How to make an easy buck? (Royalty free image) A bad worm in a very big can

Where I Sleep

Moghals continue on their never ending hunts, firing arrows at leaping tigers from the backs of ever patient elephants.
Gold cherry

An Evening With An Immortal Man

You have seen this so many times before. Wives; lovers; sons; daughters even grandchildren. So many lost souls. So much lost love. It has become more than you can bear.


53 of my comments have received 51 Great Feedback votes

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I've been a bit rough lately and haven't followed ABC for a week

Posted on Fri, 09 Feb 2018

This morning I found this gem. This is so visual to me. I see everything in black and white, not because it's like an old movie or an early Ken Loach play of the week, but because it tells a story, or should that be the story, of mining...

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Posted in Some Seam Shared

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I kind of like this

Posted on Sat, 24 Feb 2018

A lot of truth in this, but I think it would have a greater impact if it was written as a conversation, however it is very valid.

Certainly made me remember some of the "middle class" conversations I've heard around a dinner table (can't...

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Posted in It's all about bread

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Hi Poppy

Posted on Sun, 21 Jan 2018

I had a pork chop, carrots peas and potatoes and a cup of tea also alone .... oops did I say pork chop? What could that mean in 30 years. Don't matter I won't be around.

My point in this was, although people with power and influence using ...

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Posted in Me Too

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Brilliant poem Pops

Posted on Fri, 27 Oct 2017

Says it all  ..... well most of it. I think they really believed in what they were doing. My Grandfather lied about his age and signed up at 17. He was lucky he came home pretty much in one piece.

check this out: ...

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Posted in Christmas

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Well done Pops!

Posted on Thu, 26 Oct 2017


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Posted in Broken

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Hi Ewan what is this? Some kind of writing exercise?

Posted on Mon, 23 Oct 2017

Kind of reminds me of a game our family played at Christmas we called it, "Consequences."

I get your point (I think)

Link 1 - Buddism is a great idea, pity Buddist countries like Myanamar, Thailand and China don't get it. 


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Posted in 4. Any Conjured Thing

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Hello Poppy

Posted on Sat, 21 Oct 2017

I found it so sad to see your note about lack of comments. However don't be disheartened, the number of comments you have been getting is pretty much the norm, quite close to average for most of us I'm afraid. Comments don't flow easily here,...

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Posted in Barricades

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The politicians have brainwashed the British people.

Posted on Fri, 16 Jun 2017

it all started in the UK with Thatcher who taught the people taxes are bad. That's bullshit. Taxes pay for the things we need when the going gets tough. Properly used taxes enrich everybody not just the chosen few.

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Posted in Politicians

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Lovely as the sunset, Rhia!!!!

Posted on Wed, 17 May 2017


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Posted in Swallowed up?

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Obviously Americans don't know the addage

Posted on Thu, 11 May 2017

Better the devil you know than the devil you don't.

So the white boys Wisconsin etc etc got the the real devil.

The black guys just got fucked again, but that's not news.


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Posted in Hillary's Deplorable Basket in Wisconsin