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My stories have been read 344834 times and 142 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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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

At this time

mid-season doodle

Feint Right

edited doodle
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Contour and wave.

Inspiration Point "Contest" doodle
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Poem of the week

Otters' Child

Small speed write on attending a SEND transition exhibition
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This weeks IP: inspired by https://www.abctales.com/story/ewan/django and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRfcvs1VeIo


104 of my comments have received 113 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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Though they, steeped

Posted on Sun, 25 Sep 2022

in Ichor, chirp beyond our our pen.

A fine piece.

Lena xx

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Posted in The Ghost of The Bird

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Thank you

Posted on Tue, 23 Aug 2022

...for sharing this gentle, quiet piece (and peace)  A lovely and sensitively observed celebration of a long life.

Best to you

Lena x

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Posted in 103, not out!

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Carefully crafted piece

Posted on Wed, 17 Aug 2022

... its thrust extends beyond the given scenario, to question all comfort of belief and social/emotional relationships in actuality, and internet dreamscape. This one is monetised, there are others...

Good stuff Ewan.

Best as ever...

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Posted in Pretending to Believe