Mark Burrow

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I have 81 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 83367 times and 149 of my stories have been cherry picked.
108 of my 651 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 111 votes

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Pigeon Variations - Ch 1 - Control

There was this itching sensation swarming over Pyser. He knew something was wrong with him. It went under the skin. Into his blood stream.
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Fairground

“Passports,” said the man from behind a row of tables. We shuffled along. Farther back, by a wall, soldiers watched us going by, one by one. Their berets, khaki uniforms and Russian assault rifles clashed with our tie-die trousers, hats, bracelets and beads.
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Assassin in My Village Supermarket

Buying scotch eggs and a pint of milk in my village supermarket,
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The Places

I took a walk in the countryside yesterday
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The Boy with Tight Underpants

After all these years, I still see myself as Tight Pants.
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108 of my comments have received 111 Great Feedback votes

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I enjoyed this, M. The

Posted on Tue, 08 Jun 2021

I enjoyed this, M. The honesty comes across and carries the reader through to the end. Good stuff. 

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Lovely poem, SJ. Evocative

Posted on Mon, 07 Jun 2021

Lovely poem, SJ. Evocative and moving. 

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Posted in In The Stillness Of Late Years

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His short stories are

Posted on Tue, 01 Jun 2021

His short stories are generally terrifc too. He wrote on speed and went mad at the end but there are some absolute crackers in there. 

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Check out A Scanner Darkly.

Posted on Tue, 01 Jun 2021

Check out A Scanner Darkly. That's probably his best, or The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch. To be fair, Androids isn't up there with those two. 

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Enjoyed it, P. 

Posted on Tue, 01 Jun 2021

Enjoyed it, P. 

One of my favourite films. I love 2049 too. Strangely, I was disparaging of 2049 the first time I watched but now I'm bowled over by it.

However, nothing quite beats that opening sequence of the original. 

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This tribute to Rutger Hauer

Posted on Tue, 01 Jun 2021

This tribute to Rutger Hauer’s performance in Blade Runner as the android, Roy Batty, is our Pick of the Day.

Here’s the link to the Tears in the Rain monologue: https://www.youtube.com...

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Yep, good in the air. Bit

Posted on Wed, 28 Apr 2021

Yep, good in the air. Bit moody and inconsistent. However, we have Ivan-the-wonderkid breaking into the first team.  

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Posted in Conversations About Tarkovsky in a Copenhagen Restaurant

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This made me roll up!

Posted on Wed, 28 Apr 2021

This made me roll up! Tarkovsky would be a tricky little midfielder, getting between the lines. 

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Nice imagery and a skilfully

Posted on Tue, 27 Apr 2021

Nice imagery and a skilfully controlled cadence..

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Posted in Footsteps on Mars

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This is so deftly done.

Posted on Wed, 28 Apr 2021

This is so deftly done. Watched all of his films during the latest lockdown. Utterly mesmerising.  

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