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My stories have been read 2371942 times and 438 of my stories have been cherry picked.
40 of my 1,680 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 41 votes

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Palm oil or Orangutans?

Palm oil or orangutans? Which do I love more? Orangutans are groovy, man. Palm Oil is just a bore. Palm oil is just a slimy thing, like grimy grease...

The future: a plea

What is the future? It is not anything yet; a sun that has not yet risen; a child that is not yet born; a dream; a hope; a fear; all the roads that...

Why believing "Islam is a religion of peace" is good.

Isis don't think "Islam is a religion of peace". Al-Qaeda don't think "Islam is a religion of peace". The Taliban don't think "Islam is a religion of...

Love Thy Neighbour

Love thy neighbour if they are poor; love thy neigbour if they are an immigrant; love thy neighbour if they are black or white; love thy neighbour if...

Vote for Texit! (Tory-Exit)

Vote for Texit! Tory-exit! Kick the Tories out! This 3rd of May make Tories pay! And let there be no doubt we will not stand, in fair England, for...


40 of my comments have received 41 Great Feedback votes

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Time is always in a rush;

Posted on Wed, 13 Nov 2013

Time is always in a rush; always sweeping with her brush. What was lush turns into mush, then snow falls down that turns to slush but then the Earth begins to push and, from the Earth, birth starts to gush and pretty flowers bloom and blush till...

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Posted in November Wind

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Thank you, Vera. I've always

Posted on Fri, 23 Aug 2013

Thank you, Vera. I've always dreamed of being a toymaker and I try to make little toys out of words that hopefully will amuse people. I'm so happy that you enjoyed it.

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Posted in Diving

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I think you’ve got to be

Posted on Sun, 04 Aug 2013

I think you’ve got to be forgiving of bad things in life and focus on the positive. A lot of people have done bad things to me and that could have made me very misanthropic but I still love people and love life and love Nature in spite of tornados...Read full comment

Posted in Mother Nature

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Thank you, julie. Yes, I

Posted on Thu, 02 May 2013

Thank you, julie. Yes, I agree about singing for pleasure. Unfortunately, people are discouraged early on from singing by music teachers and all the 'you should only sing if you can sing well' brigade. I remember me and a friend of mine were...Read full comment

Posted in Light and Music

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Thanks for your comment,

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2013

Thanks for your comment, Verdana. Yes I agree. Often when that small part of nature, Human Nature makes me feel glum; the rest of this wide Earth and that starry vastness up in space remind me that there is so much in life to feel happy about. I...Read full comment

Posted in The Missionary of Spring

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Thanks, Pia. I wanted to

Posted on Sun, 16 Dec 2012

Thanks, Pia. I wanted to write something about the Sandy Hook shooting but something that was upbeat and positive because I think its important to stay positive.Read full comment

Posted in All Children Go To Heaven

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Thanks, jolono. I have

Posted on Sun, 11 Nov 2012

Thanks, jolono. I have ancestors, on my mothers side who fought in the Boer War and The First World War but I think there's plenty of historical evidence to show how the rich and powerful have needlessly sacrificed the lives of the poor. I'm not...Read full comment

Posted in True Remembrance

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Thanks. Verdana and

Posted on Sat, 09 Jun 2012

Thanks. Verdana and Parson It was me and my father who were spying on a little bird taking a bath and, originally, the poem had been just about that but then, as you say, the 'Tom' in 'Peeping Tom' made me think of a tom cat. I'm quite surprised...Read full comment

Posted in Peeping Tom

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Thanks, Luly Whisper. I

Posted on Wed, 29 Feb 2012

Thanks, Luly Whisper. I think that nature (and love) have really saved my soul more than any God(s) could have. People can often make me sad but Nature reminds me that there's more to life.Read full comment

Posted in Rush

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Thank you, Jenny. My life's

Posted on Sat, 11 Feb 2012

Thank you, Jenny. My life's not wasted if I can make a thing of beauty; something that makes people smile. Glad you enjoyed it.Read full comment

Posted in Unveiling of a hidden rose