Ewan

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I have 1416 stories published in 25 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1057912 times and 742 of my stories have been cherry picked.
69 of my 2,366 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 70 votes

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Ewan Lawrie

The picture is me signing copies of my novel, Gibbous House at Unbound Books HQ in Islington by the canal.

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The Picture Ranch 45

a little bit more... may even finish this soon... Image created by author.
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Adlertag

Today is the anniversary of Adlertag (Eagle Day) the Luftwaffe's failed attempt to bomb the RAF out of existence. Picture source is wikipedia.org
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Dreizehn

Some of this is true... Image is used in acc w. CC BY-SA 3.0 de source is Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-85458-0003 / Junge, Peter Heinz / CC-BY-SA 3.0
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Cherry

Shadows and Dust

Ah well, make of it what you like. Image is CC Public Domain from PXHere.com
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Gold cherry

These You Have Loved

yeah, well... image is copyright John Garghan https://www.flickr.com/photos/johngarghan/14897236961 licence is CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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69 of my comments have received 70 Great Feedback votes

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One thing you will

Posted on Thu, 06 Jul 2017

find by doing this, is that your description in any prose you do write will be tighter, more compact, more effective, it's something I was told would happen if I wrote more poetry. I'm not completely sure it has for me, but it will for you....

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Posted in Tail-end

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It's the mothballs

Posted on Tue, 10 Jan 2017

I remember, and the faint smell of Lion pee and Turkish Delight.... hahaha. I do not know anyone who has never explored their parents' wardrobe. When I was 8, my dad's wardrobe had hundreds of football programmes from the 40's and 50's; Rangers...

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Posted in Grimms5

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This is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day.

Posted on Tue, 13 Aug 2019

A comforting read, do click the link and listen to it being read extremely well by the author.
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Posted in "It was the Daisy...."

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This one and

Posted on Wed, 14 Aug 2019

your last one feel/read like you're trying something different. If you're going to use wind etc with no article the/a/this/that etc. maybe try capitalising them, sometimes no article makes it harder to read and detracts from the beautiful image (...

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Posted in Ice Age

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It's fairly recent

Posted on Wed, 14 Aug 2019

from a US radio advertising campaign from the 30's I think. It means this is going/has started well - possibly after repeated failed attempts. Popularised by Jack Benny and the like in comedy sketches thereafter.

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Posted in Cooking On Gas

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Science and Poetry

Posted on Wed, 26 Jun 2019

something which the world needs much more of, I believe -and I'm in good company.
Nowhere would anyone grant that science and poetry can be united. They forgot that science arose from poetry, and did not see that when times change the...

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Posted in The post-trauma of Jupiter

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Most enjoyable.

Posted on Thu, 07 Feb 2019

One or two things. Incognito is one word.
Kirk is almost exclusively used for Church in the Church of Scotland. Your priest(s) are Catholics, I presume, since they practise the rite of Exorcism. 

I like the idea of the stories being...

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Posted in Adam Maxwell -Farquhar (Tale 2- Work in Progress)

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I wonder

Posted on Thu, 31 Jan 2019

what the playground chants are now... we used to parrot chants about Ho Chi Minh, with no clue where Vietnam was. This has that kind of hypnotic rhythm. Cleverly done.

best
Ewan

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Posted in Don't count your chickens

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This splendid poem

Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019

is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. Why not share or retweet if you like it too.
Image is copyright Dave Bevis source is https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3381711 and it is...

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Posted in Thanks in part to Louis M and William W: another love poem

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Nice

Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019

to see a dialect word in a poem (jitty) if we don't use them they'll die out. For those of a Yorkshire persuasion it's a ginnel, and if you're Jockinese (like me), it's a close.

Beautifully done.

best
Ewan

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Posted in Thanks in part to Louis M and William W: another love poem

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