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Of pubs – and Covent Garden – and backstage – and first love….

I’ve just entered a new short story in a competition and for it delved into memories of very early days working backstage in London’s West End. I am actually old enough to remember the old Covent Garden when it was a fruit, … Continue reading

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The Ballad of Dive-an-Izoo – the lost stanzas

Discovered deep in the dusty, cobwebbed psyche of an ancient tribe of nice people… more to come as soon as they are translated from the Old Sort of English Stanza 19 … Dive throws out cans and bottles late, when … Continue reading

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The Ballad of Dive ‘n Izoo

Dive, our grumpy neighbour loathes my partner, also me From his baldy head to trainered feet he hates us violently. He has a tale to tell the wurr-wd in semi-human grunts Of endless wrongs what’s done to him by next … Continue reading

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Garden Shed

A short story that I wrote in 2010: Garden Shed

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