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I have 271 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 338266 times and 309 of my stories have been cherry picked.
283 of my 1,737 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 305 votes

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Parables of Clippety (8) - The Flying Car

‘Oh and how I want to get my hands on him,’ Clare said, holding her fingers out, grabbing onto thin air, ‘I’m so excited now, Marni. Does my hair...
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Cherry

Parables of Clippety (7) - Sniffer Dogs

‘Sorry, all done. Oh look at my hair, it’s gone nuts. It always does this when I want to look nice. I’m going to dampen it down a bit, then dry it...
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Parables of Clippety (6) - Never Been High

‘Angel’s Trumpet powder.’ ‘What?’ ‘That’s only one of the names for it. It’s all fine. People get so het up about drugs but honestly this is nothing...
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Cherry

Parables of Clippety (5) - Fudge

After Clare had gone, Marni went back to her holdall, removed a carton of Ribena, pierced it with a straw, took a long suck of liquid and placed it...
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Parables of Clippety (4) - Jellyfish

The train pulled into Liverpool Lime Street and both women immediately became shiny eyed, the corners of their lips turned up and their hearts beat...

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283 of my comments have received 305 Great Feedback votes

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Blimey, I don't know whether

Posted on Mon, 31 Jan 2022

Blimey, I don't know whether to feel scared or embrace the weirdness and re-evaluate my working arrangements.

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Posted in The Candidate

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What a rich landscape to

Posted on Tue, 25 Jan 2022

What a rich landscape to explore. I got the sense of cold and damp combined with so much winter life and texture. The Black mountains above and the fallen tree 'bark - deep gingery-brown'. Your detailed descriptions create such a realistic image ...

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Posted in Roam with me to the footbridge by the ford

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I really enjoyed this little

Posted on Sun, 16 Jan 2022

I really enjoyed this little bit of escapism and Mr Lee's journey back through the years accompanied by the hustle and bustle of life around the cafe. I love it when older people make the effort to dress smartly each day. And now I want to read...

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Posted in Mr. Lee's Cafe

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Hi Insert, thanks for the

Posted on Sat, 22 Jan 2022

Hi Insert, thanks for the cherries and your comment. I was really excited about this week's IP but when I went back through my phone, this was the third photo back and I so disappointed because I thought, what on earth is that? I didn't know so I...

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Posted in Beavers Fag Break (they mostly come at night, mostly)

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A wonderful tribute to a

Posted on Tue, 18 Jan 2022

A wonderful tribute to a wonderful place Jenni. I enjoyed shivering limbs and the idea of ghosts (I'm sure there are many) a haven for wildlife. You've captured the spirit of the broadleaved forest in winter and the generosity of our ancient...

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Posted in Burnham Beeches

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Context - I love it but it

Posted on Sat, 15 Jan 2022

Context - I love it but it just makes it all the more absurd. I too, don't earn much above the minimum wage, worked through almost all of the pandemic, dealing with the public, who were mostly angry and didn't social distance. I keep seeing...

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Posted in Money - some context

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'Until you no longer remember

Posted on Sat, 08 Jan 2022

'Until you no longer remember me in your prayers', A long extinguished flame can suddenly re-ignite without warning but an unkissed state is one of both sadness and peace. I love the flow and movement. When something is so far out of reach you...

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Posted in unkissed

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That is a lovely story. I bet

Posted on Wed, 12 Jan 2022

That is a lovely story. I bet he's sharp, his face is beautiful, he looks slightly whippety in the face. One of my whippets is almost 14 years, we've had him since he was 7 weeks old. I loved all the details around the beginnings of Skye's life...

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Posted in How I Came to Meet Eric

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There is lots of texture in

Posted on Mon, 10 Jan 2022

There is lots of texture in this; the smooth dark seals, bright sunshine, mingling with the movement of the sea. There's something friendly and almost human about seals when they're above the water but they become athletic, predatory creatures in...

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Posted in Sealwatching

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Reading this poem left me

Posted on Wed, 05 Jan 2022

Reading this poem left me feeling relaxed. I haven't been to Glastonbury Tor but now I will be making a trip down there. There's so much on offer in the UK to connect us with our ancient ancestors. I like to go to Stonehenge when my birthday...

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Posted in Ynys Wydryn (Glastonbury Tor)

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