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Friday afternoon

No one stops to look. It’s a Friday. Everybody’s busy, Thinking about the weekend. The wind’s blowing intermittent rain And it’s set to be like this...
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River's up

Too much history
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Across a crowded room

Familiarity and contempt

Spurn Point

Then and now
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Pick of the Month

Never trust a writer

Or even someone who just writes
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169 of my comments have received 177 Great Feedback votes

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I was barely aware of the

Posted on Fri, 29 Jun 2018

I was barely aware of the world, but I was aware of flower power. Great thinkpiece. It's hard looking back sometimes. If we have a 50th anniversary I'll be in my 80s. World keeps changing.

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Posted in Class of 1917 Reunion

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Great, london_calling. Bare

Posted on Wed, 20 Jun 2018

Great, london_calling. Bare bones, but I like what structure you have used, especially the lifting of the safety valve. An ongoing war against stigma, I think. Like all wars, fortunes ebb and flow.

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Posted in The Iceberg

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Can't argue with that.

Posted on Thu, 14 Jun 2018

Can't argue with that.

Ghostwritten, though.

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Posted in Vamos España

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Was it Dickens who wrote

Posted on Thu, 14 Jun 2018

Was it Dickens who wrote "Three - one down with three minutes of normal time to go"?

Maybe it was Douglas Adams. Ford Prefect scored 2 in abnormal time and Zaphod Beeblebrox settled it from the spot with a dubious penalty.

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Posted in Vamos España

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Totally got me dude!

Posted on Thu, 14 Jun 2018

Totally got me dude!

I'm enjoying the potentially hazardous news situation implied by "I heard he actually played..."

A bloke once told me Jesus chipped Simon whose name was Peter from 30 yards.

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Posted in Vamos España

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I had Joyce as coach passing

Posted on Thu, 14 Jun 2018

I had Joyce as coach passing signals to Beckett in midfield. Allen "Hands" Ginsberg in goal.

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Posted in Vamos España

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How lovely. And also tragic.

Posted on Sat, 16 Jun 2018

How lovely. And also tragic. A wonderful message from a whale. My only thought was the "at" in "query at the sky". Wonderfully balanced rendering.

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Posted in Where I Belong

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Nice read, Richard. Hope you

Posted on Sat, 16 Jun 2018

Nice read, Richard. Hope you're well. Have a wonderful day.

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Posted in He Who Is Sent

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Yes, there's something

Posted on Sun, 17 Jun 2018

Yes, there's something predictable about the administration of justice. I like the repeated line. It works well.

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Posted in All Rise

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There's never no war. They

Posted on Sat, 16 Jun 2018

There's never no war. They just move it around.

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Posted in One hundred years

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