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Paul

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.

I think that everyone should read George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-four .

You can find me on SoundCloud at https://soundcloud.com/user-62051685

and on Twitter PaulP@BeeRummie

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Ballerina Toy Box

The boundary between the real and imagined world can be a thin veil Daylight fades, an ethereal twilight descends, I turn the key, music tinkles like...
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Kabul Airport

https://www.independent.co.uk/asia/south-asia/afghanistan-latest-kabul-a... https://www.fr24news.com/a/2021/08/children-orphaned-as-their-parents-cr...
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Leaving Home

Rain falls as drizzle – recalcitrant, obstinate, framing a doorway filled by fretful parents, staring into a no man’s land of sadness, one last,...
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Poem of the week

Saccades of Sands

A clicking camera shutter, perpetual saccades, capturing fleeting moments that mark epochs, littered in sentiment and seminal occasions,...
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Dreams of Rain

A wind-swept, seeping rain dances on bedroom windows, houses opposite obscured – streets are empty, twilight gloom broken by neon street lamps –...
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521 of my comments have received 529 Great Feedback votes

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Every news story has bias of

Posted on Wed, 02 Mar 2022

Every news story has bias of some kind. When does bias become propaganda? I watch the news and read the papers and, of course, western media demonise Russia. As ever, the truth is probably somewhere in the middle. In the meantime, war has no...

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Yes, I have seen quite a few

Posted on Wed, 02 Mar 2022

Yes, I have seen quite a few wild snowdrops budding over the last few weeks. Beautiful flowers. Another lovely image captured, Rhiannon. Paul :)

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Posted in More Snowdrops ! (hidden away)

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Mother Ryan being "very"

Posted on Wed, 02 Mar 2022

Mother Ryan being "very" Irish - "I can hear the accent now. Another tale of weddings and funerals and an intriguing insight into those times. Interesting, as always, Jean. Paul :)

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Posted in Maria and the Bellasis Family 26

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A beautifully visual poem and

Posted on Sun, 27 Feb 2022

A beautifully visual poem and journey. I really need to see more of Cornwall. I have yet to make it to The Lizard and Land's End. One day..

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Posted in Brief Moments To Imagine

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Some strange crimes against

Posted on Wed, 23 Feb 2022

Some strange crimes against animals indeed. Good to see a sensible age of consent sorted. Interesting, as always, Jean. Keep 'em coming. Paul

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Posted in Maria and the Bellasis Family 25

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Definitely hold the camera

Posted on Mon, 21 Feb 2022

Definitely hold the camera still with Eunice around. Again, you took me with you, Rhiannon. Paul

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Posted in Three-dimensional landscape around Bache Camp

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All six parts read. There's a

Posted on Mon, 21 Feb 2022

All six parts read. There's a strong chemistry between the characters which shines through in the dialogue. The pacing of the story is both patient and excellent. Enjoyed catching up with this. Paul

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Posted in Parables of Clippety (6) - Never Been High

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Ah that's a sad image of the

Posted on Tue, 22 Feb 2022

Ah that's a sad image of the homeless as they are particularly vulnerable in weather like this. You have woven in the harshness of storms with a grey, urban backdrop. Nicely done, Jenny. Paul

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Posted in Blustery Day In Town

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Yes if only something would

Posted on Fri, 18 Feb 2022

Yes if only something would blow the tinpots" away for good. I'm not sure there is a wind strong enough. Powerful stuff, David. Paul

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Posted in The Storm : All Blow Away

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We all converted to the

Posted on Fri, 18 Feb 2022

We all converted to the Beetles at some point. It's a fine city these days with the dockside area all redeveloped. That sounds strange returning from holiday to a different airport than anticipated. Enjoyed this. Paul

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Posted in Magical Mystery Tour Part 1 : In Anticipation of Our Trip To Liverpool by Mr Alfred N.Muggins

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