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Guest Writer Elizabeth Ducie

Elizabeth and I have known one another for four years through membership of Exeter Writers. She is a constant source of amazement to me with her boundless enthusiasm for writing and stamina enough for three in all the writing and … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Gilli Allan

Gilli and I know one another from various writers’ Facebook pages and are Facebook friends. As a result, I have known, vicariously, of a few of her personal ups and downs as I’m sure she has mine – what I … Continue reading

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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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