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I have 39 stories published in 6 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 11770 times and 26 of my stories have been cherry picked.
63 of my 383 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 63 votes

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I am a Brummie living in Northampton. I love to write but get distracted with other things. I love horror/fantasy and anything that provokes original thought. My literary heroes are Clive Barker, Edgar Allan Poe and HP Lovecraft.

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Hibernal Solstice

Dark winter dawn broken by shards of sunlight beckoning the shortest day. A diurnal heraldry calling Jupiter and Saturn, a Christmas star forged by...
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It's (Still) a Wonderful Life

It had been difficult times for Jerry O’Halloran of late. Friends knew him as Down on his luck Jerry . It hadn’t always been this way. Jerry’s mother...
Cherry

Radio Times

A polyphonic spectrum of melody and sound, a rhapsody of composition, a toccata in fugue. Aural symphony, timpani, Marconi’s dream retold, Wireless...

Empire State (Part Five) - The House in the Woods

Wicca celebrations can be based on the cycles of both the moon and the Sun. The former are known as Esbats and associated with the Goddess. Black...
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Empire State (Part Four): The Initiate

Modern day Wiccans eschew the notion of left and right hand paths – left associated with malevolence, right linked with good intentions. Not everyone...

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63 of my comments have received 63 Great Feedback votes

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Perfect for Winter Solstice

Posted on Sun, 20 Dec 2020

Perfect for Winter Solstice day :)

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Posted in Morning

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You can see the concern when

Posted on Sun, 20 Dec 2020

You can see the concern when the Head of Sales turned into an ibis!

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Posted in Pigeon Variations - Ch 41 - Incident in the Workplace

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Hate to see people

Posted on Sat, 19 Dec 2020

Hate to see people discriminating against those with HATS! Go Pyser!

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Posted in Pigeon Variations - Ch 39 - Squawk of Nothingness

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Gorgeous

Posted on Thu, 17 Dec 2020

Gorgeous

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Posted in Hoar Frost

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"Baptised pigeon coat" Pyser

Posted on Thu, 17 Dec 2020

"Baptised pigeon coat" Pyser's going full bird!

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Posted in Pigeon Variations - Ch 34 - The Giggling Child

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Ah...the World famous Brit

Posted on Wed, 16 Dec 2020

Ah...the World famous Brit quality of "reserve". Why make a drama when you can drink tea instead?

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Posted in Over Here

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I can't imagine "Firestarter"

Posted on Wed, 16 Dec 2020

I can't imagine "Firestarter" being an easy song to sing Karaoke. I do love some of the expressions like "salt". Dynamic stuff.

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Posted in Pigeon Variations - Ch 33 - Ride the Storm

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Hoping he makes pigeon king.

Posted on Tue, 15 Dec 2020

Hoping he makes pigeon king. Great last line! "Drinking tears of the dead"

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Posted in Pigeon Variations - Ch 31 - The Dregs

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Lovely, just lovely. Congrats

Posted on Mon, 14 Dec 2020

Lovely, just lovely. Congrats on POTD!

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Posted in Langdale Pikes In Winter

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Well I do know a little about

Posted on Sat, 12 Dec 2020

Well I do know a little about the ibis. I've stayed in the odd one as well! Gorgeous, of course.

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Posted in Ibis

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