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Simone Bloom

 

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The Fisherwoman and the Sea

THE FISHERWOMAN AND THE SEA For days I watched her. Every morning when I looked out to sea the trawler was there in exactly the same spot: about half...
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The Hall of Glass Coffins

THE HALL OF GLASS COFFINS Every winter in Rome, one of the starlings migrating to the Mediterranean from the northern hemisphere detaches itself from...
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LOUIE

Louie While still a teenager myself I was paid to look after three young children while their parents – both directors of an independent family bank...
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THE SQUID SISTERS - Part 1

THE SQUID SISTERS – Part 1 Jinli, Leicester Square was stifling and swamped with tourists. There were beads of sweat popping out all over the bright...

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53 of my comments have received 53 Great Feedback votes

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Hear hear!

Posted on Tue, 31 Oct 2023

Hear hear!

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Posted in One Good Turn

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Thank you, Jacques. Like

Posted on Sun, 05 Nov 2023

Thank you, Jacques. Like yourself, I do like to get lost in a good fairy story!

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Posted in The Fisherwoman and the Sea

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The idea of a bespoke robotic

Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2023

The idea of a bespoke robotic husband is fabulous. We know what happened to the Stepford Wives, so let's see if Sensitive Spencer does any better ... or have you killed him, already?  

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Posted in 'Parcel for you..' Part 3

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Nothing more enjoyable than

Posted on Sat, 14 Oct 2023

Nothing more enjoyable than getting lost in a fantasy of your own making - or someone else's. Bring on Part 3!

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Posted in "Spirit of Sleepy Hollow on All Hallows Eve "(a short story) PART 2 of 4

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I do love a good, spooky yarn

Posted on Sun, 30 Oct 2022

I do love a good, spooky yarn at this time of year. Looking forward to reading the next episode...

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Posted in "Spirt of Sleepy Hollow on All Hallows Eve" (a short tale) Part 1

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A loving, painfully honest

Posted on Sat, 28 Jan 2023

A loving, painfully honest epitaph to your brilliant and beloved Michael, for whom you built a nurturing home and a supportive life.  May your memories of your golden years together sustain you. XX

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Posted in and I. Love you still

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I echo Penny's words - you,

Posted on Sat, 25 Feb 2023

I echo Penny's words - you, of all people, will find a way to express in a universal as well as a personal way the tumultuous feelings of loss when someone who shared so many of your years is suddenly gone from your life. You will celebrate him...

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Posted in Beginning. By MarciaMarcia

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This kind of relationship is

Posted on Sat, 15 Apr 2023

This kind of relationship is a rare thing and those of us who have had the fortune to meet a true kindred spirit - and to embrace and hold them in our hearts, however distant in time and space, are truly blessed.

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Posted in The Touch of Words…Touch

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An enchanting story, Marica.

Posted on Sun, 16 Apr 2023

An enchanting story, Marica. Is it a recollection? Did you once make a space where you and your grandson sat and painted still-lives of fruit, taking big bites to reward yourselves? I'd love to know - and to think that he still remembers XX

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Posted in Fruits in the Attic. (Ip) by MarciaMarcia

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Well painted evocative. You

Posted on Sun, 23 Oct 2022

Well painted evocative. You didn't need a camera.

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Posted in When You Wish You’d Brought Your Camera

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