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Memory stories

I started reading about the age of four. I can still remember a collection of books my parents gave me when I was five. There was a copy of Aesop’s … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 18 December, 2013 · 1 Comment

Neither Right Nor Wrong

This story is not really a story at all: it was a dream of long ago, of 6.45 am 14 October 1983 in fact. It was the most vivid dream … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 13 July, 2010 · Leave a comment

The tent

When I was seven years old my parents bought me a tent. It was canvas and cone-shaped, on one side Indians in their warbonnets, their horses leaping, on the other … Continue reading

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Sunday, 12 July, 2009 · Leave a comment