Philip Sidney

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I have 151 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 190491 times and 182 of my stories have been cherry picked.
350 of my 4,912 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 348 votes

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Net

The globe was netted - over time it calcified, fossified, petrified. Take it out into the sun and swing it around your head - warmth will soften it...
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Moths

Moths are back to feed on the fabric of our lives. Larvae slip soft bodies from cylindrical casings - invisible teeth unpick our stories - woven with...
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Blood and Other Substances

My brother took a DNA test - wrote me the chain of expected stuff: british-isles-france-germany-scandanavia-south-asia-italy-iberia-sub-saharan-...
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Looking for Monica

Picture: By Fir0002 - Own work, GFDL 1.2, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7613324
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The Cutting Room

They were looking for a cure for the smart-ass girl – whip-tongued - serpent-haired - colour writhed along her nerves - she lacked stillness -...
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350 of my comments have received 348 Great Feedback votes

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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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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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Bleak and wild and full of

Posted on Thu, 12 Apr 2018

Bleak and wild and full of woe - a cold wind.

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Posted in wind

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A complete delight!

Posted on Thu, 05 Apr 2018

A complete delight!

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Posted in The Whale Cafe

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This is such a touching piece

Posted on Sun, 01 Apr 2018

This is such a touching piece.

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Posted in Alternative Prayer of Remembrance, Easter 2018

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A sad and thought-provoking

Posted on Sat, 17 Mar 2018

A sad and thought-provoking portrait.

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Posted in The Pain of it All

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What a shocking story!  I was

Posted on Tue, 06 Mar 2018

What a shocking story!  I was mentally shouting at these people for you.  This is so unjust!

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Posted in Daniel 2016.

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This engrossing and

Posted on Thu, 15 Feb 2018

This engrossing and beautifully described tale is our facebook and twitter pick of the day.  Do share if you ike it too.

Image by Haggblom, Lisa - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Public Domain,...

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Posted in Old Dog-Fox In Bleak Midwinter

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