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I have 157 stories published in 9 collections on the site.
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One thing I can be certain of, the word, salubrious, don’t cut it for the place I grew up. North Nottinghamshire in the ‘80s. In a town caught...

What I listen to when I’m running – after Haruki Murakami

So, I’ve begun to run daily. It’s a necessity, I’m told. Something to do to stave off dying – a version of outrunning the devil. I’m not wholly...

Cow Parsley

In the crazy pace of my working life, I rarely think about home. It’s a box somewhere in my head, shut and locked so it doesn’t hurt me. So I don’t...

Via Dolorosa or Way of Sorrows

Vina took the news like she did everything else. Quietly and with acceptance. Because in the end, what else could she do? She’d known it anyway. That...
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The deep violet of evening You tell me that you’re at war with a sunflower. That you’ve been trying to stand it up straight in the middle of its vase...