Ed Crane

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My stories have been read 177352 times and 131 of my stories have been cherry picked.
110 of my 1,483 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 115 votes

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This is sort of a new chapter.


Could be dark clouds ahead -- not just from the snow


While the Angel sleeps


Keeping this bit short. There is some background here and I don't want to get bogged down with too much "tell"


110 of my comments have received 115 Great Feedback votes

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Good to read this train of thought,

Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019

I was thinking about writing a bit of a ramble about a totally different subject, but reading this brought familiar thoughts and also some nice memories of my Las Palmas and Lanz. days. Eight years away from Spain punctuated by occasional trips...

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Posted in Among friends

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Well done Ewan (and Rachel for the pick)

Posted on Wed, 24 Nov 2021

Regardless of one's political colour, this guy is in the wrong place and should recognise his ineptitude urgently before he does something really dangerous.


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Posted in It Seems Our Leader Is Unwell

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Congrats on pick of the week

Posted on Thu, 30 Sep 2021

A very informative poem about a mostly overlooked fish described in a very delicate way. Good to see these important small small creatures brought into the limelight. Nicely done.


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Posted in Stone Loach

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I'm back :)

Posted on Sun, 10 May 2020

There seems to be some very good poems on here recently, but I have to say this is one of the best poems I have ever read on here. If it doesn't make poem of the month there's no justice.

Anyway, that aside, what struck me is the picture...

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Posted in Cinderella river

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How did I miss this? Where was I on October 4th

Posted on Fri, 04 Oct 2019

This has to be one of your very best, and one of the best I've ever seen on ABC.

The four opening lines hit me right between the eyes. I spent half my working life on the road and your descripion of chain pubs is awesome. I've stayed in...

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Posted in Never trust a writer

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Mornin' Harry

Posted on Tue, 16 Oct 2018

I read with great interest your story and your replies to other comments and it got me thinking about your situation and those with the similar problems.

Now, I don't want to be-little autism by any means, but it looks to me like Aspergers...

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Posted in Head-Crash

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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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Thanks very much Claudine

Posted on Mon, 03 Jan 2022

I'm working on it. I've never tried writing anything in this genre before. I'll just see where it takes me. Isuppose it's going to be rather dark. 

Thanks again. The cherries were very tasty. :)

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I didn't know that, Ewan.

Posted on Fri, 31 Dec 2021

Although I loved watching Whispering Bob, I didn't always get a chance to see the programme so no doubt I missed or "forgot" his explanation. I had a similar problem with finding (and remembering) the time to tune in to John Peel's genius. A...

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Posted in Earworms

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You are of course entitled to your take on Boris. Here's mine:

Posted on Tue, 07 Dec 2021

a rather odd man they called BoJo

is beginning to lose his Mojo

his popularity's starting to wane

'cos people think they were going insane

when they voted for a blonde headed Bozo


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Posted in BoJo And KeSt