Philip Sidney

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I have 161 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 273281 times and 203 of my stories have been cherry picked.
385 of my 5,356 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 370 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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385 of my comments have received 370 Great Feedback votes

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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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Wonderful writing, showing us

Posted on Wed, 17 Dec 2014

Wonderful writing, showing us the dark place.

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Posted in while the candle burns

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Love the way this has ended,

Posted on Tue, 16 Dec 2014

Love the way this has ended, you kept Dorothy's family at arm's length and their coldness seemed so threatening to Akil it was a relief that he was removed.  Lovely perspective.

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Posted in The Devil's Dish Served Six Different Ways (chapter 7)

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The central part of the story

Posted on Tue, 16 Dec 2014

The central part of the story works really well, a father shaken by the idea that it might have been his daughter who was killed and changing his life.  I'd really like more of a sense of India.

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Posted in THE REDEMPTION

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This is so beautiful.  

Posted on Sat, 13 Dec 2014

This is so beautiful.  

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Posted in Waiting for a Train to Remember

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