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Diary – Submissions, Elections, Misery, Despair

due to the unique way in which our constitution barely works

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Long, Tall Sally

Everywhere Sally left, there remained a symphony of titters and sneers. Behind the palms of her peers, giggles appeared. In her wake, jokes were made. She was a long girl, sinuous and spindly. From the age of ten her forehead

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The Naturist

Melbourne Packet climbed into his hired Cadillac, closed the door, and stared blankly through the windscreen. His suit was soaked with sweat. The meeting didn’t go well at all. He had lost control; he never had control to lose. There

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El Perro

I have been working on my second novel for over a year now. I realize  that I have fed my blog seldomly in that time, so I have adapted one of the chapters as a short story. It tells the tale

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Joy, Paradise

So I realize it has been pretty quiet here since the year changed. This is because I have been working on a new novel, and I thought it would be quite harmless to post a preview here. This section introduces

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Keep it short

I am not a giver of advice: no dispenser of knowledge, me. Not a wisdom sharer, nor a wistful sage. I couldn’t describe myself as a humble suggestion-maker, and I doubt my credentials as an imparter of tips. I ain’t

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Foreword to an unwritten novel

Today has been a breakthrough day–I did not awake feeling that it would be, and I am aware that it is a bit pompous sounding to make the claim that it is. But it is, because today I made some

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