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Diary of a short-armed man.

The Diary of a Short-armed Man. (Day 9) By CpSingleton © 2016


January 9th.
Evening, Mol.
Hope him upstairs is looking after you well.

It’s been a funny, old day.

Our June came today, love.

She was all a bit over the top, if you ask me. You know what she can be like? 

She mainly ran around trying to pretend to tidy up and kept prattling on about me needing help and that she thinks I’m not coping. She’s a worrier.

I told her that I was fine. 

You know me? I’m a fighter.

Alright, it’s been hard since you left, but there’s no need to mention carers and nursing homes, is there, love?

When she’d done with the house she started to bloody preen me. Said I needed new clothes and should have a bath.

That’s when I became annoyed. I mean, I’m her father, for goodness sakes, Mol!

I know I might have stretched the arms in my jumpers, but they were clean.

Eventually I had to tell her to go home. That’s when she started to cry. That broke my heart. She looked like you whenever you got upset. 

She said she was going to visit more often and then left.

Still no news from Kevin. I asked June earlier and she said that she would ask him to call.

I’m exhausted now. Fingers crossed that I sleep tonight.
Night-night, God bless. 

Love always,

Bill xxx

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I am a liar! A maker-uper of stories! If this was the 16 (c) I'd be burned as a witch. Fank goodness it is not, eh?! I have four children: two wonderful girls, a fantastic lad and Leeds United. I have no strict genre. I write children's poetry and stories, to edgy, stronger themes. Up until now I have stored them for my own and my family's viewing. Last year i thought bugger it and starred in several short films. One, Playground, which is on the BBC Film Network, used the monologue that I wrote for the audition. You should've seen the face of the receptionist, of the Manchester hotel, where the audition was being held, as I turned up dressed as the psychopath, Gordon. It got the desired effect! I then moved up to Cumbria and wrote and appeared in several live performances on stage. 2012. A local artist, Kayleigh Richardson, commissioned me to write a poem for her to paint a representation. I sent her, The Rise of the Robot Monkey Army. Kayleigh painted a fantastic piece that blew my mind! From that we are collaborating on the Jacob Bear series of stories. Oh and Two's Company is to published, along with seventeen other Sci Fi short stories as part of a collection. Not a bad start to the, so called, last year of the Earth. Now is the time to show the rest of you. I take my themes wherever i see them, whether in reality or dream-world. I hope you enjoy. If not tell me why. If so tell me why. Many thanks and be safe. So far I have published: Jacob Bear's first Christmas,https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007GK872A (UK) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007GK872A (USA) Jacob Bear Goes to School https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007JD3OKY (UK) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007JD3OKY (USA Jacob's First Words https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007VZWPSC (UK) & http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007VZWPSC (USA) Space Here https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007H96M90 (UK) &http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007H96M90#reader_B007H96M90 The Rise of the Sponge Cake Moon https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007WWZ16M (UK) & http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007WWZ16M (USA) © Madstoffa, 2012. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited.

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