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I live in Cumbria on the beautiful Solway Plain.
I love writing especially poetry I also enjoy collecting poetry books my collection numbers well over 200 (not valuable) just a variety of different writers both modern and old.

My stories


Politicians and Daisies

Destroy not the common man’s daisy on this pleasant afternoon for when the lawn is barren banality and greed shall parade itself to centre stage...

Paper Gymnasts

Do you remember the cherry blossom scattered on the bedroom floor. Lipstick slogans painted red against the sallow of your skin. A kiss that slips...

The Mourner

He was much impressed by the order of death providing it was not to be his own. This most dour of occasions kindled the holy in him. Black hat –...

City Breath

She breathes this City of mine gently perspiring fashions latest designer toxic vapor whilst neon pulses flowing through her veins - sleep does not...

Dogs of War

I wrote this short story after finding an old postcard – sent from the front during WW1. The brave unnamed soldier asked about his Wife, and getting...