Amanda Nicol Different Stories

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A Dad Observed

Cover image of Cryptograph 'Pull of the Moon' By Denise Franklin
‘Pull of the Moon’ by Denise Franklin

Losing your mum is a big thing; I can only imagine what losing a wife of 53 years feels like. I am so impressed by how Dad, Bruce Nicol, has risen to this most challenging of life events.

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Dead Pets Society

Image of the front cover of the novel 'Deaad Pet's Society by Amanda Nicol)On any other day I might have cursed and said, ‘Typical,’ but when Pat and I turn up at the Fishermen’s and find it closed I’m relieved. It was a stupid idea anyway, borne of the madness of grief and I don’t want to get involved. With anyone. Unless they’re living on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean or anywhere separated from here by a good few thousand miles.

 

 

 

 

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Sea song

Image of seascape painting featuring Hastings harbour Arm by Amanda Nicol

Neptune’s daughter sea salt spring
Drowning in it as you breathe her in
Feeling the drag towards the moon
Gather her up not a moment too soon (more…)

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