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Something you said

Funny things people say ...

The Goa Connection – Chapter 6

Things look grim for Dan, taken prisoner in an isolated dwelling. His captors are closing in on the location of ...

The Illusionist

It's knowing when to get out ...

Natura Naturans, 6

Sorry for the three month break, it wasn't a hiatus. I wish it was.  ...

Die Fannen Hoch

For all you big Christmas eaters ...

A Matter of Machismo

"Are yer comin' a bigun?" is a contemporary British expression which simply means, "Are you looking for trouble?" ...

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Sparse Proof of a Kind of Knowing

After many, many years, I chanced to meet my first love who had gone on to far greater things than ...
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The sacred nature of beauty

Whatever form it takes, you always recognize its nature by its character of positive inspiring attraction, whether in the balance ...
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Vivaldi and his ladies

Antonio Vivaldi, 1678-1741, perhaps the greatest Italian (Venetian) baroque music master. He was a priest and never left his first ...
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Brexit and Circuses

It's a bit experimental, this one ...
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The Clam before the Storm plus

Two for the price of one....  ...
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Non-Fiction [ more >> ]

my sunday bests were ruined

my sunday bests were ruined I was paying off the cabbie when he looked me in the eye I said ...
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Ego Mania

We all have two sides fighting for supremacy one open and light the other subtle and controlling ...
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Do You Really Want To Work Here ?

Been a while since I filled in an application form for a job but this one is not P.C.  ...
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Of love Lost

Short and bitter/sweet ...
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The Colour of Courage

Written for a competition with the theme 'courage' and has to be set in the North West of England with ...
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Hear no Evil

A daft ditty concerning a pisspotical pirate and his profoundly deaf parrot ...
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My Cancer Journey Continues

An update for those who may be interested ...
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Trouble up at Th’ Mill

Lancashire mill life circa 1845  ...
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Impressions of India

rather comprehensive This fascinating continent, more populous than Europe is still dominated by the oldest of the world's religions quite ...
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The Curse of Political Correctness

It’s a dictatorship concealed in fake democracy. In those days I observed in Facebook how it gradually appeared that no ...
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Shipwrecked comfort

You really should not worry since it really does not matter. The oppressors never know what they are doing, and ...
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documentary No nonsense, please. I never had a talent for addiction. Others are dependent on the fucking fakebook for their ...
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They are always there, the suppressors, the subjectors, just waiting for you to assail you to bring you under domination, ...
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a daft idea

In can't write a Limerick,so I shall be quick,by doing worse,writing a daft verse ...
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Stuck in love

What's better and what's worse - the nightmare of uncertainty or the force of jealousy? When the communication lines don't ...
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Life consists of humiliations. When you are born you are beaten into crying, everyone is free to manhandle you throughout ...
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The Man Who Invented Women

Roaming my back catalogue .. this is from 2009 ...
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Thank God for feminism

Just don't let it put you down, that squeamish scrupulous meticulousness appertaining to the oversensitivity of female delicacy leading to ...
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Weft : A Dorsimbra

In the 'good old days' the Poetry challenge was often concerned with different  forms. Not only did the need to ...
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The pledge

Don’t let my pride beguile you into believing that I will ever fail you. My pride is supreme, and I ...
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Who cares about all those who are in a position of responsibility but never care but just keep driving over ...
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Two limericks

Two more products of long sessions of chemotherapy keeping me amused ...
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UKAuthors Articles [ more >> ]

World’s Best Story (Novel) Competition

World's Best Story contest is open and they are taking submissions. Submit your story for a chance to win a ...
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Voices from the Web 2016

Voices from the Web Anthology 2016 Kindle Edition NOW AVAILABLE!

Voices from the Web Anthology 2016 Kindle Edition NOW AVAILABLE! These stories and poems have been selected by members of ...
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Help CrowdFund UKA’s Development

We want to fund a better UKAuthors! UKA has been online for 16 years and now we want to move ...
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Thusly by Andrea Lowne

Ms Lowne's second collection of poetry is as unconventional as the first. No sestinas, haiku or sonnets here, but a ...
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