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A Seeming Glass – Arriving on 7th August

A beginning: birth.

Breathing – deep heaving breaths. Sounds, lights, words – sensations on skin and time that passes so quickly too quickly to feel. 505 more words

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“In the old days, writers used to sit in front of a typewriter and stare out of the window. Nowadays, because of the marvels of convergent technology, the thing you type on and the window you stare out of are now the same thing.” – Douglas Adams… 461 more words

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People are very good at building walls – we have to be, to survive. Not physical walls (though we are pretty good at building those… 497 more words

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What is the World?

What is the world?

Is it what we see, or is it what we feel? Is there an absolute, definitive truth out there, or is it just a patchwork quilt of sewn-together perceptions that we gather in our brains and try to make sense of? 703 more words

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A First Venture into the Blogosphere

It is Friday, the World Cup started yesterday, and thin wispy clouds are beginning to appear over Howth Head to drift across Dublin Bay.

Those are three things in my brain right now, and none of them are particularly conducive to writing an entertaining and enlightening blog. 259 more words

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A longlisting, and a new collection

A project I have been working on for some time with a group of very talented writers is nearing readiness, and the time has arrived where we can come out of the closet. 271 more words

Short Fiction