All posts by Lee Douglas

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The Entertainer

I awoke again to the distant sound of screaming; it’s sound fading, dampened by the cold thick whitewashed walls around here, wherever here is. I can’t hear it yet, but I know he is going to pass me soon, locked up in this windowless cell

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Scrapheap

When I was growing up my mum and dad were always cuddling, kissing, touching each other.  They shared looks, held hands all of the time when they were out and about, and for a while I thought dad had a tick in his right eye,

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Reading

Do you know about the worlds smallest library? No?  Well let me tell you a little about it then. The worlds smallest library is a wonderful place, a magical place, a place of learning.  Now now, don’t look at me like that, learning is imperative,

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Parking Up

I loved my mum, she was a dotty old cow at times though. I remember this one time, right, I must have been ohhh eight or nine years old.  It was a Wednesday, I remember that even now, because it was half term and she

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The Dolls Head

Now I’d be the first to admit it, it’s a strange old pub is the Dolls Head. I know, I know, but it’s all on account of my old man, a strange old goat, who was the original proprietor of this establishment. He bought it

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Temps

Yvvone, Have you ever been up to a hilly park before the sunrise? The cold at the top of the hill, the pre-dawn chorus, the gradual lighting of the sky; these are things that are worthy of our time I think. Ohh don’t get me