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Reading about wasp behaviour in Scientific American I felt the urge to write this and did in half an hour ...

cold Caller

Many older people find themselves pestered by persistent  charity cold callers. Mary was no exception. Or was she? ...

Winchester Park.

I wrote this little tale in 2013 during a time when a development had been agreed,and the developers where erecting ...

Ursa Tertius

   It was United Earth Ship, Fallen Asteroid's first jump home from Ursa-T. Prophetic tours inside prediction zones had warned ...
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Other Lives, Other Worlds

Something we should all keep in our bottom drawer in case we ever need it ...

Return of the Living Dad

Intro: up to 50 words (delete this text and enter your own) Dad's not dead, even though we buried him ...

The Baobab Tree (6)

Opiates and imaginings Busisiwe stood with her back to a fever tree and was idly imagining what old Khanyisile would ...

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Find me the feelings

" this honey melting in my soul is all it wants to hold you closer to me" ...
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A Merry Christmas All:

  A Merry Christmas All. Is the Seasons call. Fir trees covered in cones, bells, baubles and bows: Glittering lights ...
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Another Winter

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Welcome Christmas:

Bells are ringing to welcome Christmas day. People singing while they make their way. Some are praying for a Saviour ...
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Non-Fiction [ more >> ]

Professor Plum’s Humble Advice

as a behavioural scientist, not as a politician. I just wanted this writing out there again.   All schools should ...
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For Chloe

A Bookend to Millie ...
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Cold Chicken Sandwiches

Walking along the cliffs it all came back ...
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Manchester Is United

They went to a concert unaware what lay ahead, and at the end of the night twenty one innocents are ...
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The terrible case of Laila Roth

My own documentary She never showed her face, insisting on her anonymity and privacy to better cultivate her concentration on ...
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Bullshit and Brains

Based on a true happening. During my Army days I had many friends in low places. Bombardier 'Greasy' Grice was but ...
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The Latest from my Cancer Journal

Why is the truth so much harder to believe than fiction and lies, or bad news than good ...
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There but for….

There's more than one kind of illness ...
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AMOS.MAPC.(OXON).A cat’s ta(i)le

I wrote this story some years ago.I recently used it as a memory aid for my dear late wife by ...
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I stood where Hitler stood.

This was indeed a disturbing place. (with pictures and music...) Originally published on October 22, 2004 in Non-Fiction ...
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The Red step and Thee

Intro: up to 50 words (delete this text and enter your own) The word thee means you in South Yorkshire ...
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Return to the Island

This is a follow on from my short story 'The Old Men'.  ...
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‘Lacrima et Musica’ (tears and music)

Are tears at weddings just a Mumsy thing? You should be able to hear the march I wrote for my ...
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The Colonel’s Trousers

A little more rambling from my disreputable past.  The picture was taken by our Flight Engineer.  I am in the ...
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Ramblings from my time in the  RAF  ...
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Bottles, Bones, and Broken Roots

(Testing recovery from Draft) deep feelings only thrive on a firm foundation - recent, part faction, part fiction ...
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It’s a Dog’s Life

This is one of the first things I ever wrote, can't remember the inspiration (probably an ex), but I'm fond ...
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The Return of Mrs Brown

I once read an article about a woman who entered 100 competitions a week, and had accumulated 30,000 quid in ...
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Pissing in the Wind

just another rant...     Pissing in the Wind In that time when thoughts come and go, I dream of ...
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Hours Not To Reason Why

Are you an hour up, or an hour down sort of person? ...
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Memories of wartime England. (with pictures)

Originally published on May 6, 2005 in Non-Fiction It is now over seventy years since the end of the war ...
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Gold Dust, Issue 31 Out Now!

This is a full colour version of Gold Dust Issue 31 (summer 2017) offered for completely free download. Just follow ...
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Komixx captures Wattpad thriller rights

Komixx Entertainment Ltd has optioned the worldwide screen rights to “electrifying” YA thriller Captured by Kelly Anne Blount, featured on Wattpad. Kelly ...
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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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Voices from the Web 2016

UKAPress NEW Digital Titles

We've just launched several UKAPress titles as digital ebooks available from Amazon for your digital devices.  These titles are now available ...
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