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I have 1408 stories published in 25 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1036882 times and 735 of my stories have been cherry picked.
64 of my 2,351 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 65 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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Bells

Just a poem. A propos. Great news about Armitage, shame Dharker turned it down, though. Picture source flicker.com photographer is Reji, license: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
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Money for the Circus 5

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Short. Picture source pxhere.com no known copyright issues.

Gunslingers

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Money for the Circus 3

another slice of Marcus's life... Image used under CC2.0/Attribution Jimmy Big Potatoes on Flicker https://www.flickr.com/photos/93222379 @N04/9170080758

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64 of my comments have received 65 Great Feedback votes

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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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This second part

Posted on Sun, 15 Oct 2017

to a story, which stands as a fine piece of writing in and of itself, is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. Why not share or retweet it if you like it too?

Part one can be found...

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Posted in BERNARD Part 2 (from Ribbentrop's Chair)

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Splendid.

Posted on Thu, 12 Oct 2017

I think Jack's picked up on a couple of things, (I admit I didn't notice them).

It's interesting that you chose to write "risen mounds". If there is some idea of autonomy here, fair enough. I like the idea that they've risen like loaves....

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Posted in Yellow Ribbons

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There are always

Posted on Sun, 17 Sep 2017

at least two poems on the page: the one the writer wrote and the one the reader understands (or not). Poetry truly is the infinite art, since its meaning is open to infinite interpretations. I know many people who do not enjoy this nebulous...

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Posted in time travelling

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