Philip Sidney

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I have 161 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 285925 times and 203 of my stories have been cherry picked.
378 of my 5,355 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 374 votes

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Natural History

In the history of school, Class 5 was the happiest. Outside swan plants grew - we gave them sidelong glances, hope was brewing. A race through times...
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Waiting for Treacle Tart

Matron secured herself into her apron. She took the hand-made card her children had presented her with that morning from her bag and slipped it into...
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Dirty Lucre

Troubles are scratching at your door again. We eat fruit and drink coffee in the sun, bright smiles collide and clink, eyes meet and blink, I know...

The Bus as a Microcosm

En masse, bus passengers are mundane. They lack the individuality possessed by drivers of the sleek cars that passengers look down at as they chug...
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Gauguin Girl

He saw my hibiscus face in sunlight, strong feet in warm dust, eyes that soaked up the world, thighs grasping heat from a horse’s flank. We listened...
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378 of my comments have received 374 Great Feedback votes

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Love this cat's eye view of

Posted on Mon, 05 Jan 2015

Love this cat's eye view of the world, hope he keeps up with his journal.

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Posted in Omar's Diary 4th January 2015

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Good on the details (cake and

Posted on Sat, 03 Jan 2015

Good on the details (cake and coffee), more character background would be good so we care about the character.

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Posted in Pure Magic Chapter 2

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A nive fairytale feel.  I

Posted on Sat, 03 Jan 2015

A nive fairytale feel.  I like the descriptions of the house and would like some more of this.

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Posted in Pure Magic Chapter 1

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So sad, I read the other poem

Posted on Fri, 02 Jan 2015

So sad, I read the other poem first but now see that that tells of the haunting presence of a missing colleague.

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Posted in Rock Bottom

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I like the sense of certainty

Posted on Thu, 01 Jan 2015

I like the sense of certainty, the mix of natural laws and human behaviour.

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Posted in Cosmological Constant

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Oh my goodness!  This is

Posted on Tue, 30 Dec 2014

Oh my goodness!  This is utterly heartbreaking and beautifully written.

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Posted in Everyone Says Hi

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Good idea styx.  I'm not

Posted on Thu, 25 Dec 2014

Good idea styx.  I'm not suggesting myself as I am not even slightly funny, not on purpose anyway.  I've partnered up for some writing with Noo on the site, nothing professional though.  There are quite a few deliberately funny writers on the...

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Posted in Finding A Writing Partner?

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A touch of beauty amidst the

Posted on Mon, 23 Dec 2013

A touch of beauty amidst the drudgery of killing.  Always like this I suppose.  Thought-provoking.

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Posted in Coventry carol

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I like the perspective of the

Posted on Sat, 20 Dec 2014

I like the perspective of the old man, this adds some depth. 

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Posted in WHY - I

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A unexpected ending, justice

Posted on Thu, 18 Dec 2014

A unexpected ending, justice seems to have been done.

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Posted in THE PAPER WAR - VI

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