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I was born and grew up in Lowestoft, Suffolk before moving to Cheshire to study a degree in Creative Arts. Having worked as an electronic production editor for science and academic publishers in Oxford, I now work as a Web and Digital Media Officer for a top modern university. I live in Oxfordshire with my wife Emma and our seven cats, four chickens, two bunnies and a hamster.

I'm different. I'm not your usual person. Lots of people can say that about themselves but with me it’s true. Just ask my wife! I only discovered how different in the last ten years when I discovered that I have Asperger’s Syndrome, which is on the mild end of the autism spectrum. In subtle, subconscious ways it affects my writing. For someone who is, on occasion, some
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T.E. Shepherd Simply, it was a miss-hearing during a car share commute. I said, "It's very autumnal today.". My friend misheard me and asked me: "Who's Mr Tumnal?"

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Simply, it was a miss-hearing during a car share commute. I said, "It's very autumnal today.". My friend misheard me and asked me: "Who's Mr Tumnal?"

We spent the next 45 minutes of the drive to work working out who Mr Tumnal was... (less)
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The End Of All Worlds

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Bella – a purrfect girl

Bella, small and beautiful

Bella, a reminder of two weeks in Italy

I had a photo of you and your brother, in my wallet during that holiday,

and you came to live with me upon my return.


You were always quick and nimble

Your ninja moves, and your funny little run

Bella, outgoing and adventurous

you lived for your freedom

you gave good cuddles too.

When I read, you would walk over me,

and chew my hair, and pur

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