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I have 49 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 46113 times and 22 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Paul Hawthorne

I am 62 Years old and have been married to Theresa, the Sweetness for 42 wonderful years. We have two married daughters and have been blessed with four grandchildren. I have two books published on Kindle direct publishing: Weefatfella's Wondrous Weavings and Mair ae Weefatfella's Weavings.

I make a wee shilling from the book sales but I still roll my old black cab out of a morning to ply my trade on the ranks in Livingston West Lothian.

My stories


Taxi garages are notorious. If you miss your slot. Go back home; they won't take you.

The Baobab Tree (2)

Busisiwe's journey continues along the river to meet her ancestors.

The Baobab Tree.

The Baobab on seeing his reflection in a lake. Complained to the creator that he was not as pretty as the other trees. After the trees constant and bitter complaints, an exasperated God pulled the tree out of the ground and replanted it upside down. The tree could not see himself or the other trees and the complaining ceased.

The Tartan Bar.

I wrote this wee tale a few years ago. When I rediscovered it, I thought of rewriting and editing it severely. After reading this,I decided to leave as is,warts and all. The language and the location, ( The Steel working area of Motherwell and Wishaw) is true to life. All that happens in the story is based on actual events Weefatfella..


Secrets. They were all overcome with secrets and whispers, with hands over mouths and talking through fingers. Eyes and eyebrows animated, behind...