Rhiannonw

Primary tabs

I have 1094 stories published in 13 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 691089 times and 243 of my stories have been cherry picked.
400 of my 7,737 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 402 votes

Close reader

My stories

Dear Dad … 1)

(he died in 1969, nearly 50 years ago, and I am imagining talking to him about the world now. Nothing mystical, just an interesting exercise thinking of the changes of 50 years. This is supposed to be the first of a series, but whether other ideas will take clear form, I don’t know – not this week anyway!)
1 likes
Cherry

In Troubadouric Tradition?

It seems that Rimas Dissolutas [Poetry Monthly March] fits best to troubadouric verse – does anyone else find it fits other content well?

‘the blood of the martyrs …

… is the seed of the church’. … Stephen stoned … Stephen peaceful and in prayer… for it’s thus this gospel’s spread everywhere those Christians fled …
Cherry

Gladys Aylward and Tenzing

(about 1980) School Fete, fancy dress: Gladys Aylward and Tenzing. Tenzing frowns, suffering from the June heat I think, engulfed in his parka, and...

Something to hold on to

(about 1978) She liked to take a toy with her whenever we went out somewhere, a token somehow of return – but didn’t always grip with care, so custom...

Pages

400 of my comments have received 402 Great Feedback votes

1 Vote

I suppose PTSD is more

Posted on Fri, 23 Nov 2018

I suppose PTSD is more understood now, and more sympathy and help available, but 'booze on the loose' was always going to exacerbate the situation, sadly. Rhiannon

Read full comment

Posted in Pages of Rage

1 Vote

A very common problem. I

Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2018

A very common problem. I remembered a bit of fun I had quite a while ago writing about various sayings like that, including 'I'm just coming' as he shoots off somewhere first! Rhiannon

...

Read full comment

Posted in "In A Minute."

1 Vote

Thanks, Di. I think we have

Posted on Sun, 11 Nov 2018

Thanks, Di. I think we have to take courage that the Creator God is sovereign and has promised that despite all the foolishness and evil he is still the One who ultimately has his hand on the when that he will return again and make all things new...

Read full comment

Posted in Remembrance Sunday and Sunday's Weekly Remembrance

1 Vote

Vivid and moving.

Posted on Fri, 09 Nov 2018

Vivid and moving.

The wonder is too, of the many who did manage to 'get over it' in the sense of living useful and 'normally happy' lives afterwards, despite the long trauma. Maybe partly that they endured physical injury and shock a bit...

Read full comment

Posted in Trodden Steps

1 Vote

Keep loving, keep praying.

Posted on Sat, 03 Nov 2018

Keep loving, keep praying. Rhiannon

Read full comment

Posted in I SHUFFLED

1 Vote

It's lovely that outing

Posted on Thu, 01 Nov 2018

It's lovely that outing worked out for you. Her enjoyment comes over, of just being able to get out of the house and see remembered places, and new ones. And it was nice that she put the effort and the fun (impish grin!) into leaving a message...

Read full comment

Posted in Gift: A Son's Story (Postcards from the edge)

1 Vote

Thank you, it is so easy if

Posted on Tue, 30 Oct 2018

Thank you, it is so easy if the 'recovered life' is short to forget the joy found and the useful life lived. Rhiannon

Read full comment

Posted in Making Amends

1 Vote

Lovely that you were able to

Posted on Sun, 28 Oct 2018

Lovely that you were able to look after her. And lovely to see the enjoyment the rainbow gave.

We were looking after my husband's parents, but he did become too ill, and really seemed more at peace being looked after by professionals in...

Read full comment

Posted in Gift: A Son's Story (short extract 3)

1 Vote

So you're imagining the boy

Posted on Mon, 29 Oct 2018

So you're imagining the boy deciding to give the new foster parents a chance! Maybe they've been able to put him at ease! Hope so. Rhiannon

Read full comment

Posted in ORPHAN BOY

1 Vote

I was rather worried when I

Posted on Mon, 29 Oct 2018

I was rather worried when I read the title!!

There are an amazing number of things that fascinate to the distraction from reading, thinking about the clear message of repenting and considering the words and acts of Jesus Christ recorded in...

Read full comment

Posted in I Beleive In Reincarnation.

Pages