Simon Barget

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I have 226 stories published in 0 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 51720 times and 138 of my stories have been cherry picked.
9 of my 203 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 9 votes

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My stories

Return from a hunt

We had just come back from a hunt. The women were cutting the flesh into bowls to give out to the village. The meat would last for a week. We had...

My people

My people deserve better. We have drawn the short straw. We have been shunted from pillar to post. I can think of no other nation in history to have...
Cherry

My box

My box is something nice and comfortable with extra padding if I sit down too quickly or trip up on things in my path. If I fall I’ll always have...
Gold cherry

Growth

In the morning I am small, barely a shadow of my former self. I haven’t had a chance to grow. In the morning I can hardly even recognise me. I look...
Cherry

My second

I was walking in my neighbourhood when it happened. A car rounded the corner and from that car, the unmistakeable sound of my voice. My own timbre...

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9 of my comments have received 9 Great Feedback votes

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Lovely piece. Sweet steady

Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2021

Lovely piece. Sweet steady and beguiling. 

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Posted in The Haunted Fort of Bhangarh

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I was in arambol and Varanasi

Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2021

I was in arambol and Varanasi too Geoffrey

2004-5

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Posted in The Haunted Fort of Bhangarh

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I enjoyed this alot. How

Posted on Fri, 22 Mar 2013

I enjoyed this alot. How about annoying people who point out insignificant typos on other people's work 7 years later ? :)

Julie Burchill with a 'U'

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Posted in Grumpy Old Man

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Fixed!

Posted on Thu, 03 Sep 2020

Fixed!

And now I know you really do actually read these things.smiley

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Posted in My life as an actor, part one

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Very sweet and I can relate. 

Posted on Sun, 07 Jun 2020

Very sweet and I can relate. 

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Posted in Iriecat

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Cherries are back in season!

Posted on Fri, 14 Feb 2020

Cherries are back in season! Hurrah!

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Posted in From Jester To King XLI

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You’re a sweetie, darling!

Posted on Thu, 23 Jan 2020

You’re a sweetie, darling!

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Posted in From Jester To King XXII

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Perusing? Surveying perhaps?

Posted on Thu, 31 Mar 2016

Perusing? Surveying perhaps? I'm not sure but that verb is important especially because the rest of the line is  so accurate  

 

very nicely evoked

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Posted in Musing

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I like this alot. Lots of

Posted on Tue, 31 May 2011

I like this alot. Lots of very good writing here, though sometimes a bit overblown in places.Read full comment

Posted in 7. Haad Yao