Philip Sidney

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I have 159 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 243594 times and 198 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Ghost Hunting in New England

I only ever saw a ghost once. It was a few days after the death of my father. I hadn’t expected him to die; ever. He died before we had managed to...
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City Loving

You took me in your concrete arms - I felt the chill of your fabrication against my tender skin. You scratched me, bruised me, won me. I grew older...
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Map Reading for Beginners

Wisdom criss-crosses the papery surface. Colour, symbol, measure, land, made knowable, traversable. Reality, scaled down. Stroke the mossy rock,...

Cow

Otto's cow poems distracted me...

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371 of my comments have received 367 Great Feedback votes

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Oh, you have this on twice.

Posted on Tue, 24 Feb 2015

Oh, you have this on twice.  Lovely story.  The lies we have to tell as children to get by and the start of story telling too.

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Posted in An Essay on Everest

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Love the hypnosis idea,

Posted on Fri, 20 Feb 2015

Love the hypnosis idea, another gripping read.

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Posted in The Untold Story of a Grim Reaper: Chapter 12: Ethel & Julius

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So Lilli is not so bad

Posted on Thu, 19 Feb 2015

So Lilli is not so bad,although pretty bad. your novel grwing well and remains intriguing entertaining, I wonder how it can end?

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Posted in The Untold Story of a Grim Reaper: Chapter 10: Murder Reaper

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Goodness, you've been

Posted on Thu, 19 Feb 2015

Goodness, you've been involved in so many writing projects - He-Man!  I could see this except as an animation, it delves into dark places but with some wry humour too, slightly nightmarish.   Colonel Koslovsky is quite a character.

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Posted in Excerpt from DAVID AND THE COLONEL (A true story following a character in my best-selling children's novel "Jacob's Rescue", Random House))

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A touch of 18th century

Posted on Thu, 19 Feb 2015

A touch of 18th century humour, I love it's oddness and shall read it to my grand whelps.

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Posted in Oda a una Rettiscue

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Lovely, I was thinking this

Posted on Wed, 18 Feb 2015

Lovely, I was thinking this morning that I was most alive as a child but didn't realise at the time and can only appreciate it as a memory.  So much of our living is in dreams.

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Posted in Where the nettles grew

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It was an odd time, we had

Posted on Wed, 18 Feb 2015

It was an odd time, we had some of this in Birmingham too.  An inexplicable wave of anarchy. Previous riots in Brum had a political spark, this seemed different.

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Posted in Riots In England (Part 1)

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I have a surreal child's

Posted on Wed, 18 Feb 2015

I have a surreal child's drawing in my head now, sweet.

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Posted in Eggyman

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I just love this!  Makes me

Posted on Sun, 15 Feb 2015

I just love this!  Makes me think of my own whelp-spawn bejewelled twerps.

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Posted in A Younger Jasper in the Realm of the Puritans

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