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I have 559 stories published in 17 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 539836 times and 303 of my stories have been cherry picked.
3 of my 86 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 3 votes

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Gold cherry


Shame I’ve tried to outstep the shame of this. Even now the guilt piles high like records racked on an old Dansette. I was a youth lost in a bedroom...
Gold cherry

There is Still Time

There is Still Time to wipe your tongue across greying lips, and kiss the world back. For you are no different than us. We have all committed the...

Friday Night was Biscuit Night

My mum, she loved Marks & Spencer. She’d always say, ‘You can’t beat them for value.’ She was a brilliant shoplifter, my mum.

When I Was Flush

I once purchased a pair of trousers, a jacket made entirely of playing cards. People seemed to like it. Without doubt, it went on to become my...

Friday Night at Zhivago’s

Stolen from him at the college disco under a neon moon and Tainted Love. The dance floor became a crime scene. For here was the kiss of the century...


3 of my comments have received 3 Great Feedback votes

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Notes on the poem

Posted on Thu, 30 Mar 2023

Thank you so much for your kind words about this poem.

The poem was written over an extended period of time and was the start of a deep personal change for me. It’s complicated. The poem was due to be an international commission...

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Excellent. I'll definitely

Posted on Mon, 14 Oct 2019

Excellent. I'll definitely come. Thank you. I'll email ABCTales. 

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I think Hank would have liked

Posted on Tue, 15 Apr 2014

I think Hank would have liked that...

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