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The Eastern Shore

January 23, 2020

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Here is a slightly longer version of The Eastern Shore, first published in The Big Issue #603, 10-23 January 2020.   IT WAS the summer he swam from the eastern shore of the small suburban beach. Not that he ever swam very far. One hundred metres maybe. Rarely beyond the points of the basalt groynes […]

Life saver

October 12, 2011

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Online magazine Eureka Street has just published a new story. Here’s an excerpt: The doctor told Clyde he had glandular fever and needed a real rest, maybe a spell in a nursing home. ‘I asked, But what about Vera? Who will look after Vera?’ Behind his glasses his eyes reflect the bruise of the question. Read the […]