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Imagination, fiction, make-believe, whatever you will, this never actually happened – or maybe it has, somewhere, somewhen…

A cat on social media

My cat Gatto is addicted to social media. There’s a particular shrub at the end of the garden path that he pays lots of attention to – marking with his whiskers and of course sniffing, since all the other neighbourhood cats also use the same shrub. Naturally we now refer to this shrub as Facebush. […]

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The Blackbird

The frost lay heavily over the salt-marshes: a plain expanse of dead or dormant vegetation, colourless with sparse sea-lavender and samphire, and everywhere marram grass. Each blade was held motionless in a hoary sheath, in military disarray…

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