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About ceayr

A Scot who has discovered Paradise in a small town he calls Medville on the Côte d'Azur, C.E. Ayr has spent a large part of his life in the West of Scotland and a large part elsewhere. His first job was selling programmes at his local football club and he has since tried 73 other career paths, the longest being in IT, with varying degrees of success. He is somewhat nomadic, fairly irresponsible and, according to his darling daughter, a bit random.

eclipse

eclipse she clambers over the headland crawls slow above the Med takes time before emerging a moon massive and red she rises gaining brightness dispersing what enshrouds begins to send her radiance through angry darkened clouds even as they cede … Continue reading

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Pushed Too Far – Sunday Photo Fiction

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge presented by my old friend Al Forbes. The idea is to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by what you see in the picture (below). This week’s busy prompt is again … Continue reading

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The Shack – Friday Fictioneers

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction. She sets the weekly challenge, and the standard. For this week’s prompt she has selected a photo provided by Sandra Crook, my personal favourite … Continue reading

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Second Honeymoon – Sunday Photo Fiction

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge presented by my old friend Al Forbes. The idea is to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by what you see in the picture (below). This week’s clever prompt is supplied … Continue reading

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love stumbles

I wrote this almost a decade ago. It is one of the few pieces that I have ever written as a song, rather than a poem. Andy Brownlie, who wrote the music, and performs it here, is my second oldest … Continue reading

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Hungry – Friday Fictioneers

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction. She sets the weekly challenge, and the standard. For this week’s prompt she presents us with a somewhat angst-ridden photo by good … Continue reading

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Dead – Sunday Photo Fiction

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge presented by my old friend Al Forbes. The idea is to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by what you see in the picture (below). This week’s cool prompt is supplied … Continue reading

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