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Cherry

Bee's Journey

This is for the many many people who've been following Bee's Journey, all the way through her diagnosis and her treatment. Bee has asked me to put an...
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Cherry

Lucky

It’s the best thing for him. You must insist. Intensive neuro rehab. Keep fighting for it. That’s what they all said – what they told me to do, so that’s what I did. Funding is difficult.
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Things that keep me awake at night

scraps - notes - things that keep me awake at night
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Shoelaces

The way he told me, he saw it as a kind of existentialist episode. “It’s like the left side of my brain’s taken over from the right side” he said, “… the sensible side.
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305 of my comments have received 305 Great Feedback votes

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Di, from experience with one

Posted on Sat, 29 Sep 2018

Di, from experience with one of my sons, a diagnosis is really important - and it can take ages to arrange unless you get it done privately which can cost a fortune. A diagnosis of dyspraxia meant my son was given extra time in GCSEs (whatever...

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Posted in A Martian in the Closet

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Hahahaha - thanks for the

Posted on Wed, 11 Jul 2018

Hahahaha - thanks for the translation London/parson - I know it's petty but Tony was very strict about that so I guess we should be too

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Posted in The meeting - good friends

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No sense in talking about the

Posted on Wed, 20 Jun 2018

No sense in talking about the cracks.
Blokes don’t need help,
just a good night’s sleep
a shower
a shit
a shave and
a shag
my father said
my mates said
my brother said

that makes me so...

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Posted in The Iceberg

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I really like the meticulous

Posted on Sun, 26 Nov 2017

I really like the meticulous detail in this piece - the timetable of the woman's day works well as a frame for the narrative, and the small events come across as very authentic, as does the relationship between the couple.

Suggestions: In...

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Posted in May you live all the days of your life

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Hi - what a fascinating peice

Posted on Mon, 10 Feb 2014

Hi - what a fascinating peice this is! it was really interesting the way you compared the different geographical prejudices. My only criticisim is that we're kind of left hanging .... there's so little about when you're actually there. I was...

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Posted in 7 days in Tehran

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Hello fining - welcome to ABC

Posted on Sat, 04 Jan 2014

Hello fining - welcome to ABC. This has a nice flow to it, but since you've specifically asked, I do have a couple of observations:

 

firstly, it might have been better to post the prologue and chapter one seperately - easier for...

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Posted in August Shadow (working title): Prologue

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this is developing at just

Posted on Wed, 31 Oct 2018

this is developing at just the right pace - nicely balanced too, between local colour, dialogue and action. So much harder to get right than people think

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Posted in Aura (4)

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A wonderful, reflective piece

Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2018

A wonderful, reflective piece. I wish you luck finding out about the man in the photograph - please let us know how you get on!

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Posted in The Bells of Hell (IP)

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Like philip says - sometimes

Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018

Like philip says - sometimes I find your imagery a bit too cryptic, but this one's spot on. I particularly like the second stanza. Do you definitely mean inferred? (I was just wondering if it mght be an auto correct for infra red which would also...

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Posted in vicarious trauma

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'I added some humour to avoid

Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018

'I added some humour to avoid sounding unhinged'  hahahahahaha - not much makes me laugh at 7am. This is a brilliant and very very funny piece. I do hope your nom de plume and membership of this site is absolutely watertight Jane ...

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Posted in Autopsy of a Boss

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