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I have 8 stories published in 2 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 43126 times and 20 of my stories have been cherry picked.
7 of my 545 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 7 votes

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1994 Vintage Sindy-Space 4x4 Camper Home Jeep Mountain Fun. Original Box.

I'm haunted by the Sindy camper van I received for Christmas in nineteen-ninety-four. I looked it up online out of nostalgia, and the moment I saw it...
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We are so tired

Treading water. Clawing at the surface but unable to keep our heads above it. Reaching out toward distant land where grieving lovers wring their...
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You said Everybody told me to avoid you you're too unstable for me. I can turn myself inside out if that's what you want but I'll still be lost at...
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'I was married, twice. The first had twins; they died at birth.' He gave a last, loving push, with both thumbs slid his cigarette along his tongue,...

Gladys- Part Three

I shuddered as Gladys’ words hit home. I was too vulnerable to dismiss her perfect head-shot as pure chance. I felt naked in the presence of this...


7 of my comments have received 7 Great Feedback votes

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Thanks so much! Really

Posted on Thu, 21 Nov 2019

Thanks so much! Really excited to get cherries, too, so thanks to the cherry fairies. It’s nice to do some reading on the site again. Whenever I return after a long absence I’m always amazed at the quality of the writing you find here. Where else...

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Posted in 1994 Vintage Sindy-Space 4x4 Camper Home Jeep Mountain Fun. Original Box.

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This really made me laugh!

Posted on Sun, 02 Nov 2014

This really made me laugh! Some of my favourite lines were:

'I could take out some of my frustrations on the display cupboards. Unfortunately to my horror, they now have soft close cupboards so you can't slam them.'

'the decision...

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Posted in Little Shop of Stationary

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I remember this story! I

Posted on Fri, 09 May 2014

I remember this story! I enjoyed it before but this has a lot more to it. And George seems to have a lot more attitude. I don't know whether you appreciate pedantry but I just noticed a couple of tiny things-

Problem was, he always picked...

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Posted in You Never Forget How to Ride a Bike

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Jeez that is horrendous.

Posted on Thu, 08 May 2014

Jeez that is horrendous. Amazing writing- totally chilling and terrifying. More than deserving of cherries

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Posted in Pitch Black

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Wow I am absolutely blown

Posted on Wed, 26 Aug 2009

Wow I am absolutely blown away by this. It's brilliantRead full comment

Posted in A view to the future

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hello Parson. I enjoyed

Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2012

hello Parson. I enjoyed this. I enjoyed the debate, though I can imagine some readers may prefer a faster-paced narrative. For me, I like writing that makes me engage my brain a little, and philosophical debate is something I've always wanted to be...Read full comment

Posted in Abraham Jones - Pt 3