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Review of Iris Murdoch’s Nuns and Soldiers

Out of kindness a woman character gives a feckless young man of her family circle a job, that of looking after her holiday home in France, and then, because of circumstances, decides she has to get away herself and ends … Continue reading

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Short Exegesis (of An instance from which telepathy can be proved,…)

Short Exegesis: a story in Dadaoism (An Anthology) starts without a title.  In the contents it’s called Instance.  The first sentence implies: a first person past narrative; that this is one of annual visits from far-off to another character called … Continue reading

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Meet the Girlfriend

After Quentin buzzed me in I was climbing the stairs in front when his head appeared round a corner at the back of the ground floor to redirect me.  I’d forgotten to bring his address but remembered it sufficiently though … Continue reading

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The Different Skies Writing Group

I arrived at the Different Skies writing group in Chinatown the same time as Bea and Merlin. “Are you Alistair?” I asked in a room upstairs, leaving the brought bottle on a table. “No, I’m Geoff,” who pointed, “He’s Alistair,” … Continue reading

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The Writers’ Group October Meeting in Parkshot

On my way to the WG, I was ambushed by Diana who wanted to know were we still friends. Yes, but I hadn’t time to listen to her long story of self even if she did cut it short which … Continue reading

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The Writers’ Group Meets Kevin’s Other

The notice boards had been removed except those rendered (one can only suppose by Loonie Rooney) inviolable with glass. John Elliott and I sat until I was giving up and starting a read to get it over with when Jacqui … Continue reading

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Relaunch of The Writers’ Group

While waiting at the new starting time of 7:30, I asked the closing staff of Parkshot for a bit of bluetac for my notice advertising The Writers’ Group. Jan Hall came first and we went into the canteen but, because … Continue reading

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