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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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Won't Get Foiled Again

I was going to call this a rant, but only because I couldn't find "Howl of Existential Rage" as a category. So I'll say it's one of Miss Sal A. Neous's. Image created by author from PD elements.
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'He Sold You La Familia Sagrada?' [Mr Martínez Part 36 ]

Well, no, of course he didn't... Image source Pinterest.com no known copyright issues.
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Enough

The illustration is of Mediocrates' more famous brother, Theocritus. Some of Mediocrates' poetry may have been mis-attributed to his brother, most likely the limericks. Image source is Wikipedia Commons and is in the public domain.
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"Give Us The Elevator Pitch" [Mr Martinez Part 35]

Bored yet? Image constructed by author from an old blog post picture...

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108 of my comments have received 114 Great Feedback votes

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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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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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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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This gorgeous piece

Posted on Tue, 08 Oct 2019

that's about soup - and contains surprises just like the catch-all soup our (grand)parents made from leftovers and whatever they grew-  is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. Why not share AND retweet if you like it too?

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No, I didn't either

Posted on Sat, 26 Aug 2017

 because by the time I started with OU Eliot and Pound were no longer "suitable". I bought Eliot's poetry with annotations. I was lucky that I'd studied Latin and French to to A-Level along with English. No Eliot there either! I love the...

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Madcap

Posted on Mon, 09 Sep 2019

humour is the only antidote to extremism... Where are the satirists? They should be firing broadsides port and starboard, the answer to the rise of the right is most definitely not a jump to the left, despite what Frank'N'Furter says.
Ah...

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Sad and Wistful

Posted on Mon, 09 Sep 2019

laughter in the dark. I hope it makes you feel better, because it does me - and I expect it does everyone with any sense who reads it. Brava!

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Posted in Pad Life: The Elephant In The Room

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