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Autonomy 9

We'd like to thank you once again

Autonomy 8

John goes on and on

Autonomy 7

The murky world of the well meaning

Autonomy 6

Turning the handle to see what happens

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157 of my comments have received 164 Great Feedback votes

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More!!!

Posted on Mon, 12 Feb 2018

More!!!

You wouldn't be the first person to write a trilogy in five parts.

Bang-on about those late teenage years. Bang-on about a lot of things. Just been chatting outside a building in the north of the city with a quirky,...

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Posted in Les Rowse, Philippe and I , final chapter.

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I know. It's a bugger. Pity

Posted on Sun, 11 Feb 2018

I know. It's a bugger. Pity the adverbs. Adjectives frantically running for any available cover. Or calmly making their way. So heroic. You, too, midear.

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Posted in The old folks

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Very sad but well-conveyed.

Posted on Fri, 09 Feb 2018

Very sad but well-conveyed. It says a lot about you that you don't turn your back. Great writing.

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Posted in Dear Mum

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I couldn’t agree more about

Posted on Fri, 09 Feb 2018

I couldn’t agree more about the "out there" there thing. It's whatever it conjures, within the bounds of suggestion, I suppose. I like the break, but I don't know why. Thinking time for the speaker, maybe. Reflecting on what they've just said, on...

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Posted in Some Seam Shared

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Time to read at last! Lessons

Posted on Tue, 06 Feb 2018

Time to read at last! Lessons cx'd.

Thank you for spanking niggling little prejudices about class and money. Maybe I'm just very grumpy today. I enjoyed this a lot, Elsie. The style is very readable and conversational. Brilliant. Also,...

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Posted in Les Rowse, Philippe and I Part 2

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Couldn't agree more, Richard.

Posted on Tue, 16 Jan 2018

Couldn't agree more, Richard. I've been doing a lot of cramming up recently. There's such a body of history and technique, and great style and inspiration to be found, but in the end it comes down to what each of us, individually, has to say -...

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Posted in -Keyhole

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Almost Haiku in its mystical

Posted on Tue, 16 Jan 2018

Almost Haiku in its mystical brevity.

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Posted in -Keyhole

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Yes it is. We just need

Posted on Sun, 07 Jan 2018

Yes it is. We just need another word to describe it.

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Posted in Sum of the storm

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Superb meshing of concept and

Posted on Sun, 17 Sep 2017

Superb meshing of concept and execution. I love the insertion, so subtle, of the last thought before sleep.

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Posted in time travelling

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Love it, Catherine.

Posted on Sun, 14 Jan 2018

Love it, Catherine.

Thinking of the metre (oh God! Listen to me!). If you can bear me, at first reading "six deep" jarred a little. I'm thinking of something like "never sleep" in terms of stress.

What do you think?

Ah,...

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Posted in Beyond

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