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The final redoubt

A kind of dialectic that got carried away with itself

Nicola, I owe you

How I came to be here. Why I remain. People. Gracias Nicola, Tariq, Rafa, Claudia, Sandra and Pietre. And anyone else who might be in the reckoning.

Working among raised hairs

Whilst watching a spider building its web on my arm.

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159 of my comments have received 166 Great Feedback votes

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Very timely for me, Ewan.

Posted on Thu, 18 Sep 2014

Very timely for me, Ewan. Reading Solzhenitzyn, looking at a friend's photo from a student exchange in Leningrad in 81 (I never realised such things even happened then) and reminiscing our own visit a couple of years back. I like the wistfulness...

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Posted in Calling All Cosmonauts

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I like this observation,

Posted on Thu, 18 Sep 2014

I like this observation, Frances. Feels like a daydream out of a window. Very sparingly rendered. Good for the imagination.

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Posted in Two Fans

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I like this story, JPH30. 

Posted on Tue, 16 Sep 2014

I like this story, JPH30.  Hopefully not just because of the parallels (except the family wealth).  I like the telling of it.  Easy and relaxed.  Very warm.  An easy style to lay back and enjoy.  There are a few typos if you read through it but...

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Posted in The actor's son.

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Hi Philip. What a complex

Posted on Thu, 21 Aug 2014

Hi Philip. What a complex and detailed account. I felt like the story could be expanded between the ladies leaving and the end of the shift. Potential.
I've spent time over a good few years visiting these places and your description of...

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Posted in Waiting for Treacle Tart

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This apple has more layers

Posted on Tue, 05 Aug 2014

This apple has more layers than an onion, scorpio.  Like it a lot.

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Posted in Apple

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Hi Nolan. Great to hear from

Posted on Fri, 11 Jul 2014

Hi Nolan. Great to hear from you, too. I thought this piece was done and dusted. Dead in the water. Invigorating to read the comments from you and Shannan. Often seems a waste of time writing this stuff. Will probably end up writing more because...

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Posted in Friday prayers

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Lovely thought. I do this

Posted on Fri, 11 Jul 2014

Lovely thought. I do this every morning in the shower. To what, I don't know - but for the people who need it, just in case. Nice post.

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Posted in Everyone Need's A Prayer

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Urban living in the sky. Love

Posted on Mon, 07 Jul 2014

Urban living in the sky. Love the scenes that you create, Tina. '77 at a guess? Depicts the emptiness and the grind wonderfully. Something wistful about it, though.

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Posted in If Pigs Could Fly

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Fabulous!  I love what you've

Posted on Thu, 20 Mar 2014

Fabulous!  I love what you've done to the IP.  Taken it, broken it all up, spat bubbles into it and thrown it into the wind!  Linguistic loveliness.  Don't go too far away.  I get those feelings all the time.

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Posted in IP Babylon was built on Grain

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