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Doodles, scribbles and poesy.

Has the tact of a tin of mushy peas lobbed through a plate glass window.

Why? We're all folk, that's why.


My stories

Gold cherry
Poem of the week
Pick of the Month

Center of its own Universe

Smol Doodle whimsy
Gold cherry

At this time

mid-season doodle

Feint Right

edited doodle
Gold cherry

Contour and wave.

Inspiration Point "Contest" doodle


111 of my comments have received 120 Great Feedback votes

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Posted on Sat, 09 Nov 2019

...the most memorable and resonating piece I've read this year. Your ability to bring sense of place, immediacy of actions and effect within a context of past events are skilfully controlled and enviable, you never let the narrative run away from...

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Posted in Trees on the Arapuni Road

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Posted on Wed, 20 Apr 2022

Good stuff Jack; I can see what Ewan means in his well measured comment, it is startling, but in UP's defence and character so far, so is he, and quite like a few folk I know who will, prompted or not, become very concise and articulate when...

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Posted in Ugly Puggly 7

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Stripped down

Posted on Wed, 09 Mar 2022

language, controlled, the poem becomes an embodiment of the poetic voice in pain.

Very, very good

L x


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Posted in Nil by Mouth

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Posted on Wed, 24 Nov 2021

... emanating from any political/ideological standpoint leaves said performance open to a prod in a free and democratic society, and Ewan delivers a goodly poke in a satirical music-hall/ballad style as would have been tradition for many a...

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Posted in It Seems Our Leader Is Unwell

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Hello RhiannonW

Posted on Wed, 22 Sep 2021

Thank you so much for your thoughtful comment, there have been initiatives to clear up our de-oxygenated waterways from physical clutter and grot, but in truth, this is constantly undermined by raw sewage dumps from manufacturers and water...

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Posted in Out in the Fields

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Keep on

Posted on Sun, 20 Oct 2019

...keeping on. In Leeds, the facade changes, corporate aspirations rise, still the same heartsink beyond gentrification and tarmaced over cobbles. Stay bright and look for points of light



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Posted in Bar room blues

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Like this very much Tina,

Posted on Sun, 16 Mar 2014

Like this very much Tina, there's a considered and deliberate fracture in the rhythm to add weight to the cracks of her day and in temperment. Carefully crafted, as ever with you. :)

all the best

Lena x

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Posted in Definitely Not Just Another Dog Story

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Pretty and immersive;

Posted on Tue, 17 Jan 2023

Liked the clever use of "mossy dew kissing uncloven feet." to remove hint of mythos, purely a shared joy of an observable and natural world :)


Lena x

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Posted in The Great and Secret Show

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Good read

Posted on Sun, 08 Jan 2023

I like the way his thoughts meander, grief as the rain always there, even in his brightest memory. Well handled, no jump scare, just love.


Lena x

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Posted in Why Does It Always Rain In Graveyards?

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Gentle and quiet reflection

Posted on Wed, 21 Dec 2022

Gentle and quiet reflection on the strength of their love. Saddened and sorry for your loss Ewan.

Best to you and your family

Lena x

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Posted in Hereafter