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February 15th 2014
Rain, storms, more rain, floods, wind... little bit of
sun, then repeat. It's an interesting winter here in England!
Well, at least its not freezing cold, and Winamop towers
is built on high ground, so we can enjoy some great reading on Winamop in this
new warming February edition.
First off it's time for chapter 2 of Martin Friel's book
When the Traffic Lights Stopped (working title). If he keeps his nose to
the grind-stone we'll have chapter three next month...
Now to a story from Donal Mahoney. This is just a short
"slice of life" piece called Jogging to Cadaverville.
Welcome back to Martin Green, with a tale of American army
life back in Germany. It's called Encounters with Sergeant Bronson.
A selection of poetry from KJ Hannah Greenberg next, and
quite contrasting subjects too. Seltzer and Other Social Signifiers, Flames
and Fires & My Mister (Didactic).
Neil Ellman is well known for his ekphrastic poetry
(poetry inspired, in his case, by art) and has contributed to Winamop on
several previous occasions. Here is his latest collection, mostly on a fishy
Top stuff I'm sure you'll agree?
We'll meet again in about a month, by which time I hope my
feet will have warmed up.
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