Philip Sidney

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I have 160 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 267390 times and 200 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Talking to My Mother

Talking to my mother is easier now she is dead - she’d put me into orbit but I was more of a spin-off - not an asteroid or meteorite on a trajectory...
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Affected by this Issue

They’ve been working on the house two doors down for 6 months now It looks spectacular Young men have been there all day music blaring machines...
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Misogyny in the 70s

The things they said: loose - went to the pub without her husband threw herself about a bit put herself on show as a woman of loose morals wanted to...
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Assange Dancing

I saw Assange dancing in the Ikon gallery in a windowless cubbyhole of a neo-gothic tower tucked away from wide white spaces where young people with...
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Poem of the week

Mesopotamia

fragments from the past will not join to make a memory we live in the disconnect but for a moment you are there in a sepia photograph with Felix who...
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379 of my comments have received 364 Great Feedback votes

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I found this blissful piece

Posted on Sun, 12 Sep 2004

I found this blissful piece of loveliness as I was rummaging through the archives - I hope you like it too - so share if you do - because it's our facebook and twitter pick of the day!

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Posted in Winter Dreams

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I'm so sorry for your loss,

Posted on Mon, 01 May 2017

I'm so sorry for your loss, what an amazing life your father had.  Thank you so much for sharing some of his story with us. Xx

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Posted in Shlamek

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I like the way time seems to

Posted on Tue, 19 Jan 2016

I like the way time seems to slow down to hold the moment, like a segment of slow motion at the centre of fast motion film.  Beautiful language.

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Posted in All change

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Wish I could remember back

Posted on Thu, 02 Jul 2015

Wish I could remember back this far, I sometimes thik I can recall moments from being a baby, I guess  it's all lurking there somewhere.  Really interesting perspective.

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Posted in First Day First Memory

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So closely and precisely

Posted on Wed, 14 Jan 2015

So closely and precisely observed.  A childhood summer preserved in amber - beautiful and moving.

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Posted in The Mechanic

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The small details of the

Posted on Fri, 21 Nov 2014

The small details of the mundane show how momentus the last contact is, all is preserved, impossible to resolve.  I like the ideas of soaking up your mother as yourself.  When we lose our mothers we lose some of ourself.

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Posted in My Mother Myself

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A touch of joy - wish I had

Posted on Mon, 09 Sep 2019

A touch of joy - wish I had you as a neighbour!

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Posted in Pad Life: The Elephant In The Room

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How sad - what a sweet fellow

Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019

How sad - what a sweet fellow.

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Posted in My Max

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What a lovely piece - o good

Posted on Tue, 13 Aug 2019

What a lovely piece - o good to hear you read it - brought it alive.

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Posted in "It was the Daisy...."

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This is our facebook and

Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019

This is our facebook and twitter pick of the day - do share!

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Posted in Julia chapter 29 contd / 30/31 the end

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