Ewan

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I have 1332 stories published in 22 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 892905 times and 662 of my stories have been cherry picked.
55 of my 2,218 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 56 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.

My stories

Ink

No lings, just the ink... Picture source is Max Pixel, Licence CC0

Crocodile Dundee's Tears

Overt, not-mysterious, obvious... ho hum... I played team sports until my 40s, I loved it, but...
Cherry

Davy Jones's Locker

It's not about pirates, but you'll work it out... Weren't we all the wonder kid, in our day? Image source is Rossographer on geography.ie Licence is Creative Commons
Cherry

Seaboys

A fragment... that's all. Image from pixabay.com, licence CC0, image creator Myriam.

Gorda and the Beans

Written some time ago for the A.R.C.H newsletter, see link at foot of story... Image "British Baked Beans": source is Flicker.com, photographer is William Jones

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55 of my comments have received 56 Great Feedback votes

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Good

Posted on Wed, 21 Feb 2018

 

to see some more of this.
There are a couple of things, I've noticed.

Do you need "uncharted" - as in unknown because it is not on the map - rather than unchartered (like an accountant, in the olden days)?

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Posted in Jack Mutant - Which Way is Down? (part twelve)

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I know,

Posted on Thu, 15 Feb 2018

it's hard to judge what to use, isn't it? I think it's the Puritan roots of the Mayflower arrivals......

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Posted in Pins (1)

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This interesting piece,

Posted on Mon, 15 Jan 2018

for trying something different, for looking different, for being different, is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. Why not share or retweet it if you like it too.

Image source is...

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Posted in DREAMING

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Clearly

Posted on Thu, 04 Jan 2018

You have done some research. However, the RPI changed its name in 1883, or rather reopened under another name that year. 

"In September 1881, the Royal Polytechnic Institution closed, marking a transition to new ownership and a new era...

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Posted in The Second World War: PART 1 - Roger Farrier - Dunkirk (1940) #2

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Woof! Woof!

Posted on Tue, 26 Dec 2017

Gold digger alert! We men are such fools, I imagine Donald believes Melania finds him irresistible, (just like Ivana and Marla did too).

Interesting piece.

best

Ewan

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Posted in Narcissistic

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This

Posted on Mon, 18 Dec 2017

is definitely the area to mine for your writing. Convincing; it certainly had me in the classroom (probably in a disappearing seat).
Upbeat and uplifting and at this time of year, why not?

Best

Ewan

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Posted in Ralph and Big Dave

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Thank

Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017

you for the roses.
This is artfully done. For me it would be even better if you didn't give the answer to the riddle in the poem itself.
Lovely imagery and phrase-making.

Best

Ewan

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Posted in My Lady Of Damask

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Really liked this.

Posted on Wed, 08 Nov 2017

However, it needs a good "going at" for punctuation. Or you could not punctuate at all and leave everything in lower case, which might well suit the content. The problem is that some punctuation is worse (in terms of meaning) than none. One thing...

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Posted in City Breath

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I see

Posted on Thu, 26 Oct 2017

what Jack means.

"beyond make-do-and-mend"

or even

"beyond make-do-and-mending"

I like this.

Best

Ewan

 

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Posted in Broken

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Truly

Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017

outstanding writing. As allusive (and perhaps elusive) as a long poem by Eliot. I'll be reading this over and over today picking out all the references.

You have a typo
"When at home, I read a book every day...

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Posted in The Black Book Restored: Fragments 1A to 33 (second half)

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