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Reflections of a working writer and reader



Posts added in January 2014

Sweet Corn

The guests have complimented him on the starter and the main and the discussion has moved on from who likes short stories and who doesn’t think they have enough space to maneuver. Now they are wittering on about everyday sexism, Ellie retelling the episode about the old man who grabbed her bottom in Waitrose and […]

A Poem by Thomas Moore

Oft, in the Stilly Night Oft, in the stilly night, Ere slumber’s chain has bound me, Fond memory brings the light Of other days around me; The smiles, the tears, Of boyhood’s years, The words of love then spoken; The eyes that shone, Now dimm’d and gone, The cheerful hearts now broken! Thus, in the […]