The Other Terrence Oblong

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I have 192 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 127587 times and 182 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Dave Clark

 

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The aunt Margaret problem

I was woken early one morning by the ringing of my back door bell. "How strange," I thought, "The bell hasn't worked for decades." I quickly dressed...
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The Open House Problem

I was woken early one morning by the sound of complete strangers talking outside my back door about my collection of broken flower pots. "What a...
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The Treasure Problem

I was woken early by a hammering on my back door. I quickly dressed and rushed downstairs, to find Alun in an excited mood. "I've found treasure, Jed...

The llamajama problem

I was woken early one morning by a hammering on my back door. I quickly dressed and rushed downstairs to find Alun, wearing pyjamas with llamas on...
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The Name That Squid Problem

I was woken early one morning by a hammering on my back door. I quickly rushed downstairs where I found Alun in an excited state. "I'm on Name That...

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8 of my comments have received 8 Great Feedback votes

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This is dedicated to the

Posted on Wed, 31 Jul 2019

This is dedicated to the memory of my Aunt Margaret who passed away recently, at the Aunt Margaretesque age of 93.

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Thanks for sharing Harry. I'm

Posted on Sat, 29 Sep 2018

Thanks for sharing Harry. I'm aspie myself, though will never take a test. I was placed in all the bottom classes at school even though I was mensa level IQ and went on to get straight As at A Level at evening classes - I was forever correcting...

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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