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Being the One in Alone

Hubby says I’m the kind of gal who needs someone to look after. Having a dog is all very well, but it’s not the same as the company of or conversation with, another person. When he was in hospital last … Continue reading

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I didn’t know him well

The phone call had Sad news to tell But I confess I didn’t know him well.

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Early one morning

It was so quiet, you could hear a pin drop. Stretching luxuriously in the warmth and space of the double bed, she rolled over and through a gap in the curtains, saw that dawn was just breaking. Always an early … Continue reading

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The Empty Side

Weight shifted, Weight lifted, Then alighted and gone. Footsteps padding, So saddening, You being alone. Facing demons, Beyond reason, They won’t let you be. Let me help you, I’ll guide you through, But you won’t let me. So I listen, … Continue reading


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Christmas Pass

Bridget huddled into her thin coat against the wind. It was no match for the freezing temperatures, but all she had as she approached the main entrance to the supermarket. At least it was warm inside, and she intended to … Continue reading

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Better the Devil You Know

The early 80s were an up and down period of my life, and I didn’t know if I was coming or going.  In 1981 I thought I’d made a mistake, but now looking back on what I’d written, it was … Continue reading

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Short Story

She sat alone in her room, waiting. Her chair, but not her favourite chair. Her room, but not her room. The angles were different and the window didn’t let in the afternoon sun. She was surrounded by familiar things. Her … Continue reading

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Just the One please.

Medicine Head had a number 3 hit in 1973 with the single One and One is One. I was going through my ‘I- think-I-might-try-rock stage’ then (it didn’t last) , and as I was working, quite a bit of my … Continue reading

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