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I have 123 stories published in 9 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 79713 times and 266 of my stories have been cherry picked.
24 of my 738 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 26 votes

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Kitsune

I first saw the fox in the garden around the same time I discovered the holloway. The fox slunk across the patchy lawn in my back garden; hesitant,...
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Very Beret

My brush with fame was more my hat of fame – if that can be seen as even a thing. When I was doing my degree, I lived in a house with a number of...
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Coast Road Rider

“The idea that we live life in a straight line, like a story, seems to me to be increasingly absurd” - Nick Cave.
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The Waist Band

One of my kids thought T.S. Eliot's poem was called The Waist Band. I'm sorry, Mr. Eliot, I'm sorry...
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Hag Stone

Once upon a time “I had this dream, right, I don’t know, maybe a month ago? I was on this staircase, a spiral one. It was white, kind of a slippery...

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24 of my comments have received 26 Great Feedback votes

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So lovely, Tina.  The

Posted on Tue, 25 Aug 2015

So lovely, Tina.  The memories of our kids are so dear and so often when you're in the middle of being with them, it's hard to see that.  Think you've captured this in your poem. :)

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Posted in On my Daughter Learning to Ride

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A lovely title, Stephen and

Posted on Wed, 21 Jan 2015

A lovely title, Stephen and the whole piece seems quite experimental in a good way.  I wonder in the middle section whether there should be a slight re-edit so there's more show and less tell, but I might not be right about that.  The last line...

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Posted in Made you into a River

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I like the busy activity in

Posted on Mon, 10 Jul 2017

I like the busy activity in this. It's very creative:)

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Posted in Written Where?

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Like the ambiguity of the

Posted on Tue, 07 Feb 2017

Like the ambiguity of the title - suitable for both father and son. It's serious and sad without being maudlin and this is hard to pull off. One, possible thought - does it need the last line? Doesn't everything before this make it clear without...

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Posted in The Man on the Other End of the Phone

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Merci CM.  Hard work writing

Posted on Fri, 02 Dec 2016

Merci CM.  Hard work writing something longer and trying to keep all threads going through.  I take my virtual hat off to you that you managed it in your novel :)

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Posted in Darkness settles - Delarosa, 14th September, 1975

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Like the sheer conviction of

Posted on Mon, 28 Mar 2016

Like the sheer conviction of the world you create here.  It's completely believable because you create it to be so.  Otherworldy and totally recognisable. Works well in its differentness. :)

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Posted in COSMIC ARBORETUM

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Like the rhythm and tongue in

Posted on Fri, 04 Mar 2016

Like the rhythm and tongue in cheekedness. Would make a good performance piece. :)

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Posted in the enigma of man

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Really works this, Rhiannon.

Posted on Thu, 03 Mar 2016

Really works this, Rhiannon. I like the flow and movement, leading to the ocean motion. :)

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Posted in Flowing … (Poetry Monthly)

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Kind of despairing and

Posted on Sat, 16 Jan 2016

Kind of despairing and affectionate at the same time.  Like life is really :)

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Posted in Don't talk back

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This made me giggle. I like

Posted on Sun, 13 Dec 2015

This made me giggle. I like that Alon is called Alon - think it suits his elm tree, heroin mashup. :)

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Posted in 'The first date' a chapter from my new novel 'And?'

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