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My stories have been read 989945 times and 538 of my stories have been cherry picked.
229 of my 5,481 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 243 votes

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The Marquis

Filtered and matured - bit of a list

Goredale Scar

Nice day out

Money

Inspired by an ear-worm

So

Entirely fictional, of course.

Sleepers

You'll never get these minutes back

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229 of my comments have received 243 Great Feedback votes

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Mmmmm. Lovely. I really like

Posted on Tue, 31 Dec 2019

Mmmmm. Lovely. I really like the visual quality of this, but also what reads as a fitting/well chosen metaphor to me. I love how you seem to have developed that into the description. I'm a bit stuck with form / layout at the moment, but you've...

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Posted in Wood Mouse

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The very thing! :))

Posted on Sun, 05 Jan 2020

The very thing! :))

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Posted in Island Hideaway 11 - The Finnish Scallop Industry

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I get the same feeling I had

Posted on Fri, 20 Dec 2019

I get the same feeling I had reading Dostoyevsky. That's a positive. The prose grips me and doesn't let go. Great intensity. No flat spots. No loss of momentum. The kind of detail that I felt could drive me mad. Again, a positive. Nicely done...

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Posted in From Jester To King VII

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Love the metaphor, Ewan.

Posted on Thu, 12 Dec 2019

Love the metaphor, Ewan.

Pity the cabin boy.

I take First Mate Mogg is safely down below.

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Posted in Full Sail

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I'm so glad this was picked.

Posted on Mon, 02 Dec 2019

I'm so glad this was picked. What an inspiring and wonderful read, better for being so well told.

I also found my way into (kind of) teaching. I'd seen and experienced a humiliation or two, and just fallen foul of bad learning environments...

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Posted in Humiliating Cathy

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Sounds fantastic!

Posted on Thu, 28 Nov 2019

Sounds fantastic!

Get involved! :)

Lovely very descriptive piece, just as long as it needs to be. Lovely reveal reminds me of how we were taught to "unwind" large trucks towards the exit of a roundabout.

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Posted in gloaming

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I'm doing a part time

Posted on Sun, 17 Nov 2019

I'm doing a part time contemporary (at the moment) based one. It doesn't feel like we're into the meat of it at the moment. Been reading lots and writing my first summary responses - a kind of reflection. We have an overall one to write in...

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Posted in Diversion

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I've got dozens of pages in

Posted on Sun, 17 Nov 2019

I've got dozens of pages in notebooks. It's hard to write about this. And in some sense disloyal and self-centred. A problem of our times, perhaps, as we're pushed and pushed to improve and achieve. I'd been wondering what I'd do for a year or...

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Posted in Second thoughts

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Conjured lots of images,

Posted on Sun, 03 Nov 2019

Conjured lots of images, onemorething.

Lovely visual writing - light and easy to trip through (skills).

Called to mind a graveyard I stopped by once outside Uttoxeter. Climbing, bushing entanglement of ivy. I remember the parakeets...

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Posted in Graveyards

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"Streetlights seep flattening

Posted on Thu, 14 Nov 2019

"Streetlights seep flattening white, blind

us to ink-light of dream-harbouring sky

where as if at God's baton tip, starlings

meet, surge, melt, crescendo wild shapes of joy"

Beautiful.

And the turn in those...

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Posted in layers

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