Ewan

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I have 1585 stories published in 28 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1218080 times and 895 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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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 Burglar's Gift" Mr Martinez Four

Not quite fizzled yet... Image source is Eastern Daily Press, who own the copyright of the image before I fiddled with it.
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"Something Called a Burner " Mr Martínez Three

Still some smoke coming from the puddle??? Maybe not... Image adapted from one at pixhere.com: no known copyright issues.
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Mr Martínez (one) "Difficult for Strangers"

I've been playing with this for nearly five years. Maybe more. Image source pinterest.com no known copyright issues.
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Nearly a hundred years of lies. Image source is https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/chm/research/current/nhshistory/e... It's from 1929, so I'm sure it's out of copyright.

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90 of my comments have received 93 Great Feedback votes

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Wish

Posted on Wed, 15 Apr 2020

I'd seen this yesterday. A bit of a sideways look itself, as I'm sure you intended.

You have a typo in para 6
"Her acquaintances or “friends” tend to have somewhat needy themselves,"

I cannot tell you...

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Posted in Crab Customs

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Builds well.

Posted on Tue, 14 Apr 2020

I wonder if you could have strung (ho,ho) the reader along a little longer. Not reveal that there are no strings quite yet. No matter. I'd be interested to read part II. Some might protest that your piece is a little over-written, but I think,...

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Posted in Got No Strings - Part 1

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I'm supposed

Posted on Wed, 01 Apr 2020

to be working on Moffat III, but changes at Unbound mean that it probably won't be accepted for publication, so I've kind of lost enthusiasm for it. Moffat II No Good Deed is on the final straight before publishing in September, Covid-19...

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Posted in 43. Be Stiff

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This is

Posted on Wed, 26 Feb 2020

particularly good.

You have a typo, doubtless caused by your "spool chukka", in para  beginning 'In 1969...'

"The bus took us too and from the junior school."  You need 'to' here.

An excellent exploration of what...

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Posted in Buses

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Laughter

Posted on Wed, 19 Feb 2020

in the dark, I know, but it's still laughter. Thanks for making me laugh out loud.

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Posted in Pluto’s ode to Charon

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The beauty of

Posted on Wed, 19 Feb 2020

a classical education, recognising the names of planets' obscure moons. That suggests Boris would be quite at home, Trump perhaps would not. Although I admit both deserve to be under the Lord of the Underworld's aegis.
Anyway. I love this...

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Posted in Pluto’s ode to Charon

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Congratulations!

Posted on Tue, 04 Feb 2020

You get better and better at this kind of beautiful, bucolic poetry and that's why it is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day.

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Thank you

Posted on Wed, 15 Jan 2020

 for being such a good egg, in spite of the grim business you're dealing with. My mum, who nursed my Dad through a long drawn out dementia decline, is now difficult, inclined to see slights where none are intended. My sister bears the entire...

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Posted in The Low Men

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Splendid

Posted on Tue, 24 Dec 2019

stuff. How marvellous that Spartak Moscow is quite a villainous chap, as back in the bad old days their football team was full of soldiers who were quite villainous themselves.

I do like the bold type for certain things that would have...

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Posted in MovieLand! (A Christmas Story. Part 1)

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I voted every

Posted on Mon, 18 Nov 2019

time whilst I lived in Spain until they said I couldn't. Why wouldn't I vote now? Despite what the poem says....

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Posted in We Fools

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