Jane Hyphen

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Is That All There Is

Chuck sat on the edge of the bed, staring at his hands. They were smooth, like the hands of a younger man, untouched by hard graft. He was a...
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His Bit of Fluff

'There's Dave with his bit of fluff,’ The four men all turned their heads towards the entrance, stared for a few seconds, made a few mocking grunts...
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Blueberry - Part Three

Think Sandra, think, think, think. Guessing the correct password for Ben’s laptop would be like trying to find a needle in a haystack. She tried:...
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Blueberry - Part Two

Sandra had a faith which fell somewhere between medium and strong. She thought of herself as lightly Christian and when she needed help, her faith...
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Blueberry

‘She’s the cutest puppy I’ve ever seen.’ ‘I know, mum.’ Thomas nodded his head, there were tears in his eyes and an emotional rosy flush across his...

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423 of my comments have received 449 Great Feedback votes

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Thank you, Insert. I will be

Posted on Wed, 06 Dec 2023

Thank you, Insert. I will be doing the sage thing. I'm not used to uneven floors and doors that won't shut but I guess it's normal for an old house. Our previous house was unbearably hot in summer so I'm looking forward to being in a cool cave....

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Posted in In Your House

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I found your poem to be very

Posted on Tue, 05 Dec 2023

I found your poem to be very calming, as always Jenny. The birds offer us a higher level, removed from the seemingly unsolvable problems of our terrestrial world. 

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Posted in Hope Of The Skylark

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Perfect and beautiful.

Posted on Fri, 01 Dec 2023

Perfect and beautiful. Restraint, just enough details. It's like a perfectly decorated tree, all the decorations spaced and the colours, vibrant, not too much. A mid-winter day illustrated in words.

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Posted in Colours of Christmas

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Love this, especially the

Posted on Tue, 05 Dec 2023

Love this, especially the title and the idea of those rinds hardening in your pocket over summer and autumn. The link back to last mid-winter. Beautiful.

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Posted in Satsuma Rinds

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Thank you for your comment.

Posted on Mon, 20 Nov 2023

Thank you for your comment. That Japanese saying is interesting, sounds like something one of those old school bullish teachers might adopt. I'm not bashed in...

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Posted in Song of Myself

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It does translate as a very

Posted on Tue, 21 Nov 2023

It does translate as a very authentic voice, a man caught up in sadness from past tragedies and gratitude, together with a sense of optimism.

I've never understood why people feel guilty about failing to put fresh flowers on graves. I'm...

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Posted in Those We Leave Behind

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I enjoyed this thoroughly

Posted on Mon, 20 Nov 2023

I enjoyed this thoroughly intriguing, mysterious and well-written tale of holes, French cigarettes and pulled chains. 

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Posted in A hole in the kitchen

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You've paid a deserved and

Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2023

You've paid a deserved and magical tribute to this tough and prolific plant whose powers often go unnoticed in our hedgerows.

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Posted in Blackthorn

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That is lovely, what a way to

Posted on Wed, 15 Nov 2023

That is lovely, what a way to brighten up the resident's days. 

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Posted in A pigmy goat, 3 guinea pigs and some husky puppies visit …

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So clever and fun. So much of

Posted on Sun, 12 Nov 2023

So clever and fun. So much of what is mentioned is relatable. 'My worst ever case of dehydration,' yes been there. Frankie Goes to Hollywood, I've always wondered where Holly Johnson got his confidence, he was so young and pushing hard on the...

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Posted in My Verbal Diary Here

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