The Other Terrence Oblong

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I have 176 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 92519 times and 161 of my stories have been cherry picked.
6 of my 257 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 6 votes

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Dave Clark

 

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The rock problem

I was woken early one morning by a dreadful racket taking place outside my bedroom window. It sounded like two people arguing very passionately and...
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Operation March Hare

The Department is located in Whitehall, approximately six floors below ground level, in a sprawling maze of corridors known as the Rabbit Warren. The...
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The Crime Problem

I was woken early one morning by a hammering on my back door. I quickly dressed and rushed downstairs where I found Alun in an unusually good mood. "...
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The TV Problem

The video recorder never made it to Happy Island, nor did the DVD. We don't even downstream. There's no need. Alun and I use the TV room in the Empty...
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The Alien Problem

I was woken early one morning by a polite knocking on my back door. I quickly dressed and rushed downstairs to find a small, green alien standing...

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6 of my comments have received 6 Great Feedback votes

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Thankjs insert. I never know

Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017

Thankjs insert. I never know how to end, I just ...

 

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Posted in Quinn and the Interview

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Bumble bees is on the list of

Posted on Sat, 09 Apr 2016

Bumble bees is on the list of future stories. I've been meaning to read a book on it first, hence the delay. Overseas ownership of industry is covered by the Factory Problem which currently only exists in my notebook, might be time to dig that...

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Posted in The survivors of the Jonathan problem

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Thanks insert

Posted on Sat, 05 Mar 2016

Thanks insert

 

At least you didn't call it 'crazy'

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Posted in The Marriage problem

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I like the storytelling style

Posted on Tue, 01 Mar 2016

I like the storytelling style, it reminded me of Anne Tyler, you lose yourself in the detail of the characters lives and are suddenly buldozed by the next big reveal. Glad to hear this is part of a bigger thang.

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Posted in Don't I Look Like Myself?

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Cardigans - that's a bit

Posted on Fri, 23 Oct 2015

Cardigans - that's a bit trendy for a braintree boy, otherwise a fine tale

 

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Posted in Sons and Mothers

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What I love about this piece

Posted on Sat, 18 Apr 2015

What I love about this piece is the way the venality and corruption of the characters echoes the way in which you've blatantly stolen the entire '3 meals' plot from an episode of the Vicar of Dibley.

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Posted in True Tales from an Austere Kingdom – the general election