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I have 39 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
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Marion Hammond


My stories

Gold cherry

Notes on the State of Adult Social Care - 1. The Standard High Backed Chair; Adjustable - Without Wings

She sits in the Standard High Backed Chair; Adjustable - Without Wings. She's an old bird now, and there'll be no more flying the clipping of the years has seen to that she'll never be no sweetheart in a ball gown
Poem of the week

So the Story goes

So the story goes... A child of peasant parents, frightened refugees escaping genocide raised in a land occupied by empire, divided and unjust a man...

On Subject Matter

it was always more Dickensian workhouse than Disneyland Paris

Your Red Buses

The first time I saw your famous red buses it felt like I had stepped into a history book. The first time I saw one of your red buses with the banner: 'Some People are Gay. Get Over It'


HUNGRY PROTESTORS DESCENDED ON LONDON'S STREETS TODAY armed with crisps, chips and chocolate as part of a campaign against what they describe as social conditioning