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Paul Bell

My name is Paul Bell and being recently retired I have taken up creative writing in order to keep the little grey cells functioning as long as possible.

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The Autumn of Her Years

She was suddenly overcome by a desperate urge to be on her own, away from the formality, the fuss and above all, the sympathy. She leaned forward and...

In Memoriam

In Memoriam Rarely has the property market been blessed with such a unique chance to acquire an entire ex mining community ripe for imaginative...

The Cop Shop

The briefing room slowly filled with officers ready to begin the ten-six night shift, not one of them yet in full uniform. Briefings had slowly but...

Wrong Time and Place

He awoke, crossed the floor and looked through the window. He'd arrived late the previous night and had slept fitfully in a strange bed in a strange...

Making Music

His new shirt had arrived and he couldn't wait to put it on. He'd seen Simon Dee wearing one on the TV, one of those new ones with a rounded collar...