Philip Sidney

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I have 159 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 243014 times and 198 of my stories have been cherry picked.
371 of my 5,201 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 367 votes

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Up in the Gods

The cheapest seats exhilarate. Sit on the ledge, Lean into the void, Fly or fall. Zoom in. Close up, Focus on action, Senses probe the detail. Zoom...
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Cherry

Chicken Eye in the Sky

Rose and I were mucking about on the pumice. We were walking on the rocks to smooth our feet. Mum said people paid good money for pumice in the shops...
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Cherry

The Night the Pier Burnt Down (Southend 1976)

The relentless heat makes flying in daylight unpleasant, so the older gulls have taken to scavenging after sunset. Crowds of humans continue to...
Cherry

Under the Ice (3)

Hauling the body across the ice was not so hard. She laid it onto her fur and pulled it fairly easily to the start of the land. The body had rolled a...

Just Visiting

Noor had a fortunate face. There was something in the set of her eyes and the curve of her mouth which elicited spontaneous acts of generosity. Her...

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371 of my comments have received 367 Great Feedback votes

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This has such a comforting

Posted on Tue, 09 Dec 2014

This has such a comforting tone to it, death as nothing frightening but going home.  I wouldn't say it was horror, perhaps the tag fantasy fits better.

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Posted in Bus Stop

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I'm glad that this ended as a

Posted on Tue, 09 Dec 2014

I'm glad that this ended as a message of reassurance as the story truly is a parent's nightmare. Very well constructed, you create ebbs and flows of tension.

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Posted in Comfort Blanket

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What a sweet story. Lovely

Posted on Mon, 08 Dec 2014

What a sweet story. Lovely for children at theis time of year.

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Posted in Rhiannon's Christmas

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An interesting moral.

Posted on Sun, 07 Dec 2014

An interesting moral.

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Posted in The Hunchback Poor Man

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What an emotional read!

Posted on Thu, 04 Dec 2014

What an emotional read! Horror and high drama. Love the use of scent to create a change of tempo.

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Posted in The Lea Rig

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Love the shifts from dream to

Posted on Tue, 02 Dec 2014

Love the shifts from dream to reality, a fluid slide show of impressions and stories.

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Posted in nightmares and memories

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I really enjoy the way you

Posted on Wed, 03 Dec 2014

I really enjoy the way you mix culture time and place - and your precise and evocative style.

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Posted in Les Courses des Fetes

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Wonderful!  So touching and

Posted on Wed, 03 Dec 2014

Wonderful!  So touching and beautifully written.  Effortless yet clever structure - sort of spirits from winters past.  

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Posted in Santa Stops Here

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Slip into dream or life and

Posted on Fri, 28 Nov 2014

Slip into dream or life and let what will.  I love the shrugging off of care at the end.

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Posted in You understand, I think

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This stings.

Posted on Thu, 27 Nov 2014

This stings.

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Posted in The quarrel

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