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Accession No: TWCMS : 2009.69
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SummaryMichael's story is about an experience he had in a graveyard.
By Michael Kelly
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When I was about 19 years old, I'd been to have a few drinks at the Pallion
Inn with a few of my mates. After closing time, they went their way and I
On my way home, I was caught short so decided to go into the graveyard
of the local church.
I was standing behind a tree and took a step backwards. Unfortunately,
right behind me was an open grave ready for the next morning.
The next thing I knew, I ended up lying on my back at the bottom of the
grave staring up at the night sky.
Most people think graveyards are scary or "spooky", but I found it very
relaxing and so the next thing I remembered, it was the morning and the
sun was shining!
What had woken me up was a ball flying into the grave. Next thing I saw
was the face of a young bairn looking down to find his ball.
He shouted for his mam, she grabbed him and they both shot off.
It was really hard getting out of the grave and I made sure I never made
that mistake again.
This man's a poet! Anyone else fallen asleep in a freshly dug grave? Can't say I have...Posted on 19/10/2009 at 04:55:13
What a brilliant story. Sounds like a scene from an Aki Kaurismaki film.Posted on 26/10/2009 at 04:59:14
Nice sketchesPosted on 29/10/2009 at 07:05:13
lovely story Michael. Simple but very effectivePosted on 09/11/2009 at 04:11:32
DEAD! funnyPosted on 13/11/2009 at 09:19:47
Funny. Very funny.Posted on 20/11/2009 at 04:00:14
HAHA. When the birdsong came I laughed out loud.Posted on 14/12/2009 at 10:50:07
Such a great little story...a real nugget and surprisingly thoughtful.Posted on 29/12/2009 at 05:57:02
This is poetic.Posted on 26/02/2010 at 03:38:31
WHAT A CRACKING STORY. I KNOW THAT PUB WELL TOO!Posted on 19/04/2010 at 02:35:30
HAHAHAHA!Posted on 11/06/2010 at 10:42:00
RIP Michael.Posted on 06/12/2010 at 01:43:30
If you want to get read, this is how you shuold write.Posted on 04/10/2011 at 09:50:28
Glad I've finally found somtehing I agree with!Posted on 04/10/2011 at 05:56:59
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There's nothing like the relief of finding what you're lokiong for.Posted on 07/10/2011 at 03:56:05
Lindsay - Emily they are gorgeous!!!!! The ubbble shot is amazing!!!! And I love all the poses from the grassy field! The lighting is so gorgeous in the street shots too! LOVE them! It was so fun shooting with you! Thanks for having mePosted on 30/03/2012 at 06:14:51
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Good point, but I disagree with the fontoote suggestion, having an autoresponse to reply to the auto-responders is playing with fire, you can easily create an infinite loop, and it's sometimes very hard to detect it before it's too late.To save myself from the headache I usually open a specialized contact address just for this, and then redirect it to the main contact e-mail, which allows me to easily filter those emails from the direct contact messages.Posted on 07/10/2012 at 05:04:06
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