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Diary of a short-armed man.

Diary of a Short-Armed Man (day 35) by CpSingleton © 2016

Wednesday 4th January

My dearest Mol,
Another day without seeing your wonderful smile passes.

I rang our Kevin today, love.

It was actually lovely to hear his voice. He’s a good lad.

He says he will visit in a week or two. He joked that he would if I promised to open the door, as he apparently dropped by twice and I didn’t answer.

I said I would.

He asked me how I’ve been.

I have to admit to telling him a little white lie, love. I know we promised to never lie to the kids, but I couldn’t really tell him his old dad was a bloody mess, could I? 

He said he was missing you.

He also said that our Karen’s got into Oxford. Isn’t that amazing?

Who would’ve thought. She must get her clever mind and writing from her grandma, eh?

There was a book in you, without a doubt. It’s a pity you didn’t go back to Hallmark after you had our Kevin. 

Anyway, I’ve tried to feel better today. I got myself dressed and went for a walk. Unfortunately it threw it down and I only got as far as Chester Street, because I forgot to take my brolly. But at least I tried, love.

I do hope you forgive me for being angry at you.

All the best, my lovely lady.

Speak again tomorrow, unless you can get down to see me?

Here’s hoping,
Yours always,
Bill
Xxxxxxx

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About Chris42

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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