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I have 1973 stories published in 34 collections on the site.
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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.
All three Moffat novels are available here

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The Ministry of Air

Written around the time of the Coalition. Remember that? A government of small talents, or something like that. Anyway, good luck with this. Image is PD Source Wikipedia.com
Cherry

Perhaps

I have no answers. If this provokes outrage, then that's good. Israel has the worst possible leader at the worst possible time. Why does a nation of Persians feel so strongly that Israel should not exist? (I am being disingenuous, it is nothing to do with ethnicity, surely we all know that?) Anyway, if your outrage leads to ill-thought out comments, I won't be answering them. No known copyright issues.
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Where is Everybody?

Well, where? Image created by me at canva.com
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Cherry

This is Poetry?

One of the first few sonnets I ever wrote... I took a word out of it today.
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Strange Days

This is a piece that didn't make it into the very unreliable Berlin memoir 'In the Mouth of the Bear'. (Available on the 'Zon, in big writing). It's just descriptive, it's not really about anything, so I left it out.
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357 of my comments have received 385 Great Feedback votes

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A Cancer Diary

Posted on Wed, 14 Jun 2023

 is something that many patients - as my wife was - are advised by the assigned medical team to keep. Very few see the light of day, my wife's didn't, but everyone has to deal with cancer in their own way. I haven't read my wife's diary. We are...

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Posted in Cancer Log 3

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We used to look forward to

Posted on Mon, 09 May 2022

The Day of Victory celebrations every year at Teufelsberg, (West Berlin Listening Post) because it meant there was no operational flying by AFGSFG The Air Force of the Group of Forces Germany, which was what NATO named the Soviet Air Force(s) in...

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Posted in A Final Message From Moscow

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I liked this one

Posted on Tue, 03 Aug 2021

very much. You've a good eye for small town life. I knew lots of Bindys when I was that age. It was funny when they came back, they looked the same but they were very different. I never really understood it until I joined the RAF at 21 and went...

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Posted in Death of a Power Station

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Congratulations! This is our Pick of the Day 20th February 2024

Posted on Tue, 20 Feb 2024

 Taut, terse and intriguing, this is our pick of the day. Please share on whatever social media you use, fellow ABC-ers

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Posted in New Directions (12)

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Congratulations! This is Our Poem of the Week 22 Dec 23

Posted on Tue, 19 Dec 2023

 Well said and well done.

Could our readers please spread the word on social media?

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Posted in 6:26am Train

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Congratulations! This is our Pick of the Day Friday 22 Dec 2023

Posted on Thu, 21 Dec 2023

  Written like an 8-and-a-half-year-old Joyce - that's James Joyce, not Joyce Grenfell... Although... No seriously, folks, this captures the breathless jumble of thoughts, half-understood things, fears and hopes of almost any kid of that age....

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Posted in Children of the Absolution

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Those that aren't too far

Posted on Tue, 24 Oct 2023

 on the other side of dementia's curtain can be good company. My dad just shrank away to nothing at all, really. After my dad died, it hit my mum with full force - couldn't tell the time, didn't know what day it was, hiding things. None of which...

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Posted in Message From The Care Home Front

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Congratulations! This is today's Pick of the Day 23rd Aug 2023

Posted on Tue, 22 Aug 2023

 Congratulations. Evokes a time and a place with great skill and that's why it's our pick of the day.

Part One is here if you haven't read it. ...

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Posted in Steve Mason and the Last Day of School (Part Two of Two)

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This is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day

Posted on Sun, 02 Oct 2022

A slice of history, almost 40 years ago. I was in uniform then, Air Force blue, but admired those at Faslane and Greenham. Futile in the end, but what days of innocence and belief.
Please share and/or retweet this excellent depiction of a...

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Posted in A Break in the Clouds - my Memories of living at Faslane Peace Camp back in August 1983

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This is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day

Posted on Fri, 22 Jul 2022

Succinct and vivid, this poem takes you there, and that's why it's our Pick of the Day.

Congratulations!

Please, dear readers, share and/or retweet on SM

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Posted in Bed and Board by The Silk Road

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