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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.
Both Moffat novels are available here

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Bad Objects

I'm sure you'll figure it out. Image created by me at cooltext.com

From Rochdale to the Stars

It's about... well, you'll see. Image from publicdomainvectors.org
Cherry

Strictly For The Birds

Odd what you think about when you walk a dog. Image is from Elland C.C. website. I've asked them and they don't mind.

Another Day

I think I'd be less worried if it were me. Although 'no evidence of disease' was declared two years ago. The clinical trial isn't over until 5 years after the last person finishes the course of treatment. So it's crossed fingers and worry-worting everytime a 3-monthly check requires just a few more tests. Everything was OK, though. Another bullet dodged. Image: Blausen Medical Communications, Inc., CC BY 3.0 < https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0> , via Wikimedia Commons
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Cherry

A Street Called Hoffnung

An old one. I thought I'd posted it here, but couldn't find it. Image is free to use in acc. with CC4.0-SA It shows the Stasi Museum.

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182 of my comments have received 196 Great Feedback votes

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I think

Posted on Wed, 28 Oct 2020

this has touches of MR James about it: something off, glimpsed out of the corner of your eye. Bags of atmosphere, you have a sure touch when generating a sense of place.

Sound.

Ewan x

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Posted in Of An Outhouse In Autumn (2)

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Weird

Posted on Mon, 19 Oct 2020

is good. And that's all I have to say.

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Posted in The Walrus and the Pearl

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Atmospheric

Posted on Tue, 13 Oct 2020

eerie, too. I love the idea of a mourning fog and what it might be mourning.

Ewan x

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Posted in House Ghost

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I reckon

Posted on Thu, 01 Oct 2020

the lightning bird will be out and about today.

This is terrific poetry.

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Posted in Hamerkop

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This deceptively simple

Posted on Tue, 25 Aug 2020

poem is deep and moving. Not a word wasted. That's why it's today's Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day: why not share or retweet if you like it too?

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Posted in The Places

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Yes,

Posted on Sun, 05 Jul 2020

 Victorian in feel, more Tennyson, as has been said, than the romantics.

The repetition of wallet in two stanzas in a row brought me up short, but it's just a quibble. Wallet itself is a relatively new import from the US in 1913 (OED 2nd...

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Posted in The Impostor

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White noise

Posted on Mon, 17 Aug 2020

is played very loud as an "interrogation" technique by most intelligence agencies. That's the point , government people know about Rueda's phone. It's easy enough to keep track of a mobile, even if it's switched off. Teniente Elizondo doesn't...

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Posted in "Señor Bean" [Mr Martínez: Eleven]

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Good poem,

Posted on Mon, 17 Aug 2020

I wonder how many buildings I've lived or worked  in over the years have gone. A really good poem that starts very well.

I'm just wondering about the ending. It's a bit flippant, at least for me, I'd certainly lose the exclamation mark....

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Posted in Closure By Slideshow

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Hi Ed,

Posted on Tue, 04 Aug 2020

loved this. Any reason for "night-lite" vice "night-light"? You have "nite-lite" at the end. Should "swats" in "swats-for-mocks" be swots (like I was)?

Well done.

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Posted in Box Room

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Thanks for sticking

Posted on Sat, 01 Aug 2020

with them Stephen, and for spotting the typo. I'm not sure where it's going yet, but it's not going anywhere before next week as I've a few things to do until Friday.

I think violence generally is sudden and shocking. The threat of...

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Posted in "Sparse and Molasses Slow" Mr Martínez Six(?)

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