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Temeraire

Might have done one of these before. Ekphrastic job.
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Caesura

Leaning on a windowsill somewhere
Cherry

Among the sparrows

Curiosity finds a niche.
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St. Malo bound

Playing with an idea

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229 of my comments have received 242 Great Feedback votes

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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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Wow. Crazy roller-coaster

Posted on Sun, 27 Oct 2019

Wow. Crazy roller-coaster fire in fireworks factory story. Brilliant. Yes, I get the Reilly comparison, but I enjoyed this more. I'm glad you kept going with it. I'll read on over the coming days. Far more interesting than some things I've been...

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Posted in Seven Nights in the Flamingo Hotel

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