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Joined 08-08-10, id: 2486027, Profile Updated: 02-24-15
Author has written 1 story for Misc. Cartoons, and Thomas the Tank Engine.

Profile update: 24 Feb 2015.

Working on Chapters 35 - 38 at the moment, so expect a delay before any more updates.

For your interest, the link below is for a site that has pictures of the former railway engine scrapyards at Barry, South Wales.

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Some pics you may find interesting can be seen by copy and pasting the link below into your browser's address bar and hitting return, then click on "Next" to see the others.

You can find out all about The Merioneth and Llantisilly Railway Traction Company Limited by going to:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDWk0BCeblQ (24 episodes in total)

and

If any of the URLs don't work, please let me know.

Tony.

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October by The Carnivorous Muffin reviews
It is not paradox to rewrite history, in the breath of a single moment a universe blooms into existence as another path fades from view, Tom Riddle meets an aberration on the train to Hogwarts and the rest is in flux. AU, time travel, Death!Harry, slash
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 27 - Words: 85,206 - Reviews: 1068 - Favs: 1,773 - Follows: 2,101 - Updated: 6/7 - Published: 4/29/2014 - [Harry P., Tom R. Jr.]
The Nightmare Man by Tiro reviews
In the depths of the Ministry, there is a cell for the world's most dangerous man… and he wants out. Read warnings. No slash.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Adventure - Chapters: 22 - Words: 114,032 - Reviews: 943 - Favs: 1,650 - Follows: 1,450 - Updated: 3/22 - Published: 3/12/2014 - Harry P., Severus S., Voldemort - Complete
Dangerous and Deadly: Clash for the Stone by Kevin3 reviews
A sequel to Dangerous and Deadly Lord Voldemort. William Cartwright Sr. - decent wizard and extraordinary *magician* - has finished telling his son the story of the biggest lie foisted on the wizarding world: Voldemort never existed. And now the son wants to get in on the showmanship...
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 10 - Words: 18,736 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 150 - Updated: 1/15 - Published: 4/3/2014 - Harry P., Voldemort, Myrtle, Q. Quirrell - Complete
The Perils of Monologuing by White Squirrel reviews
One-shot. Voldemort catches Harry making a rookie mistake.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 943 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 18 - Published: 12/3/2014 - Harry P., Voldemort - Complete
Glitched by a-storage reviews
The destruction of the Time Turners has horrible consequences. Crack! The destruction of the Time Turners has horrible consequences. Crack! The destruction of the Time Turners has horrible consequences.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 329 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/16/2014 - Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G. - Complete
Inspected By No 13 by Clell65619 reviews
When he learns that flying anywhere near a Dragon is a recipe for suicide, Harry tries a last minute change of tactics, one designed to use the power of the Bureaucracy forcing him to compete against itself. Little does he know that his solution is its own kind of trap.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 3 - Words: 18,472 - Reviews: 952 - Favs: 3,290 - Follows: 1,584 - Updated: 8/20/2014 - Published: 6/26/2014 - Complete
Muggle Studies by ArtemisGrim reviews
The muggle world and the magical world collide, when a muggle, named Will Casper, is requested to teach wizards in a new, mandatory, Muggle Studies class. Why is he there and what will the students of Hogwarts learn from him?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,608 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 8/8/2014 - Published: 4/13/2014 - Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G., OC
VLADIMIR PUTIN DANCE DANCE REVOLUTION MASTER by AnimationBeta reviews
Vladimir Putin realizes the cruelties in this word as he aspires to become a dance master.
Newsroom - Rated: K - English - Humor/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 922 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/20/2014 - Complete
In Bad Faith by Slayer Anderson reviews
I never pretended to know what I was doing in my last life. Why should I pretend to know anything about this one? Well, the other option is a horrific and bloody death, so...I better start learning how to be a witch. OC Self-Insert/Draco's Younger Sister. [DEAD]
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Adventure - Chapters: 6 - Words: 73,552 - Reviews: 920 - Favs: 2,351 - Follows: 2,562 - Updated: 6/18/2014 - Published: 6/17/2013 - OC, Draco M.
Prince of the Dark Kingdom by Mizuni-sama reviews
Ten years ago, Voldemort created his kingdom. Now a confused young wizard stumbles into it, and carves out a destiny. AU. Nondark Harry. MentorVoldemort. VII Ch.8 In which someone is dead, wounded, or kidnapped in every scene.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 147 - Words: 1,253,480 - Reviews: 10532 - Favs: 5,961 - Follows: 5,359 - Updated: 6/17/2014 - Published: 9/3/2007 - Harry P., Voldemort
A Riddled Universe by hazeldragon reviews
Being the recipient of the Order of Merlin and also having his picture on the Chocolate Frog Cards was not a big feat for Healer Tom Riddle. As Head Healer at St. Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries, nothing much surprised him. Little did he know, his life was about to be turned upside down by the arrival of a bespectacled boy with messy hair through the Veil.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Suspense/Family - Chapters: 41 - Words: 102,269 - Reviews: 1010 - Favs: 1,256 - Follows: 1,306 - Updated: 6/3/2014 - Published: 11/6/2012 - Harry P., Sirius B., Severus S., Tom R. Jr. - Complete
Fallacy by Nythtak reviews
Harry is abandoned at an orphanage by his aunt mere hours after arriving at the Dursleys, and the Horcrux in his scar is free to assume control of its host. Tom Riddle builds up his army as Harry Potter under the watchful eye of Albus Dumbledore, whilst his plans to shape the magical community come to fruition.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,412 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 58 - Published: 4/16/2014 - Harry P., Tom R. Jr.
Circular Reasoning by Swimdraconian reviews
Torn from a desolate future, Harry awakens in his teenage body with a hefty debt on his soul. Entangled in his lies and unable to trust even his own fraying sanity, Harry fights to stay ahead of enemy machinations. Desperation is the new anthem of violence.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Horror - Chapters: 23 - Words: 178,861 - Reviews: 1656 - Favs: 3,980 - Follows: 4,365 - Updated: 3/24/2014 - Published: 11/28/2005 - Harry P.
What's in a name by brainthief reviews
Voldemort proved the Fidelius faulty once. Nevertheless, Dumbledore relies on it again. Big mistake.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Horror/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,370 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/2/2014 - Voldemort - Complete
A Pound of Flesh by Thomas M Riddle reviews
AU: In her sixth year, Hermione engineers a way to reawaken Tom Riddle's diary. But forbidden magic has its risks, and she finds herself locked in a deadly battle of wits with the most dangerous teenaged Dark Wizard of all time. A game where the only way to win may be to prove the Sorting Hat's decision to put her in Gryffindor wrong. TW: Torture (some sexualized)
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Suspense/Horror - Chapters: 13 - Words: 20,659 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 9/8/2013 - Published: 2/24/2013 - Hermione G., Tom R. Jr. - Complete
When Memory Charms Aren't Enough by Debate4life reviews
What if Memory Charms weren't the only thing Lockheart used to get to the top of his field? Maybe he deserved more than what Canon gave him... There are many tools given to Wizards that could be used to cover the crimes of cowards.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Horror/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 770 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 4 - Published: 7/27/2013 - Gilderoy L. - Complete
Return to the Planet of the Apes: Alternate Worlds by Bx1011 reviews
Milo, Cornelius, & Zira travel to an alternate Earth where Taylor doesn't exist. Suspected to be an invasion force the US launches a scout ship back to their world...or is it?
Planet of the Apes - Rated: K - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 49 - Words: 215,101 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 5/29/2013 - Published: 4/17/2010 - Complete
The Meeting by Clell65619 reviews
One of the things that many people have wondered about the epilogue was just why Harry and Draco shared a nod...
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,103 - Reviews: 197 - Favs: 783 - Follows: 216 - Updated: 4/27/2013 - Published: 9/22/2011 - Harry P., Draco M. - Complete
Hiding in Plain Sight by Clell65619 reviews
The summer prior to 6th year Harry deals with Tom in a decisive, if accidental manner. That summer Harry gets a girl friend in Susan Bones, and sets about some self improvement. It is after this change to himself he discovers something a bit disturbing about the Wizarding World, something that Hermione Granger is determined to use to her advantage.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,665 - Reviews: 391 - Favs: 2,197 - Follows: 619 - Published: 1/23/2013 - Harry P., Susan B. - Complete
Four Guys Fishing at Night by Intezil reviews
Dexter just wanted to dump a body in peace. Humor. Parody.
Dexter - Rated: T - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,448 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/16/2013 - Complete
The Dogs and Shakespeare by Ravenpuff reviews
An event sways the Dursleys to accept a five year-old Harry as a part of their family. He is slowly introduced to a normal life and the world outside his cupboard. Discovering magic early, it becomes his greatest joy and deepest secret. Can he share it?
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Adventure - Chapters: 24 - Words: 119,369 - Reviews: 528 - Favs: 894 - Follows: 1,163 - Updated: 12/29/2012 - Published: 1/26/2008 - Harry P., Petunia D., Dudley D., Vernon D.
Mistaken Allegiances by Paul Clatt reviews
What if Lucius Malfoy had been telling the truth all along? What if he and his family had been Imperiused by Voldemort to become his first followers? What if Narcissa and Lucius and the whole Black family changed their views on the Wizarding World and worked together to bring down Voldemort? AU and a different path taken by Voldemort to immortality. Not DH or Horcruxes compliant.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural/Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 13,122 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 109 - Updated: 10/8/2012 - Published: 6/2/2012 - Harry P., Narcissa M.
Stages of Hope by kayly silverstorm reviews
Professor Sirius Black, Head of Slytherin house, is confused. Who are these two strangers found at Hogwarts, and why does one of them claim to be the son of Lily Lupin and that git James Potter? Dimension travel AU, no pairings so far. Dark humour.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 32 - Words: 94,563 - Reviews: 3259 - Favs: 3,997 - Follows: 2,270 - Updated: 9/3/2012 - Published: 4/10/2011 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
The Hunt For Dexter Morgan by Verifictus reviews
Dexter explores the meaning of 'family' and learns the hard way that Harry was right when he said, "Nothing stays buried forever."
Dexter - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,328 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 6 - Published: 8/24/2012 - Dexter M., Debra M. - Complete
The Cupboard by FranticArmoire reviews
What begins as a simple trip to retrieve extra cleaning supplies for his mother turns into something more for Dudley, something even he can't explain. He still hasn't forgotten what the Dementors showed him the previous summer, and he's beginning to think that maybe they were right after all. Oneshot.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,467 - Reviews: 199 - Favs: 1,053 - Follows: 173 - Published: 7/28/2012 - Dudley D., Harry P. - Complete
The Dark Lord's Right Hand by Rumour of an Alchemist reviews
One-Shot, providing a couple of glimpses into an alternate universe where Sirius Black willingly became one of Voldemort's most important allies.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,509 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 8 - Published: 6/10/2012 - Sirius B., Severus S. - Complete
The Other Boy Who Lived by Kwan Li reviews
AU. On that night, Neville Longbottom was the child that You-Know-Who marked as his equal. Surprisingly, Longbottom lived through He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named's Killing curse. Fourteen years later, the Boy-Who-Lived and Harry confront their destinies.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Suspense - Chapters: 43 - Words: 251,803 - Reviews: 914 - Favs: 1,105 - Follows: 782 - Updated: 6/1/2012 - Published: 4/11/2009 - Harry P., Hermione G., Draco M., Neville L. - Complete
Dudley Dursley and the New Normal by alikat522 reviews
Bad things happen. Life gets strange. Dudley tries to carve out a little bit of normality in a world that has gone mad around him.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 32 - Words: 53,167 - Reviews: 130 - Favs: 194 - Follows: 48 - Updated: 1/16/2012 - Published: 12/14/2011 - Dudley D. - Complete
Calculation by fringeperson reviews
Young Harry liked numbers, he liked using numbers and working out the value of things. When he found out that he was a wizard and had a big pile of gold... well, he had something new to calculate. oneshot, complete, don't own.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 18,141 - Reviews: 927 - Favs: 7,890 - Follows: 1,706 - Published: 12/8/2011 - Harry P. - Complete
Out of the West by Larry Huss reviews
Any suffienctly advanced science would be thought of as magic"-Arthur C. Clark. "We are being present at the birth of the Superman!"-Frederick Nietzche. AU/OC.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 65 - Words: 212,502 - Reviews: 238 - Favs: 277 - Follows: 134 - Updated: 10/13/2011 - Published: 10/24/2009 - Complete
Dexter: Scarlet by Runswithtigers reviews
This is a world where Dexter meets his match, in a very, very real sense. A serial killer with a terminal disease has to ask for the help of our favorite Dark Avenger, but as he learns more about this unique creature, he learns much more about himself.
Dexter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 2 - Words: 148,077 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 9/3/2011 - Published: 5/11/2011 - Dexter M., Cody B.
Jumping On The Bandwagon by Worldmaker reviews
After reading dozens of these silly things, I felt the uncontrollable urge to do one myself. Yeah, I know everyone's doing them. So what... they're fun.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 24 - Words: 9,667 - Reviews: 173 - Favs: 126 - Follows: 73 - Updated: 8/15/2011 - Published: 2/27/2008
Weapons Free by angelicxdiscord reviews
We've been fighting this war for a long time. Muggles, they call us. They struck first. England fell. Then France. Spain. Italy. It took us ten years of tactical withdrawals and air strikes to stop their advance. Now it was our turn to push back.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 35,235 - Reviews: 99 - Favs: 359 - Follows: 90 - Updated: 8/13/2011 - Published: 9/30/2010 - Complete
The Physicist by gertie-flirty reviews
Written for ladyhouston and the Write For Relief meme. Prompt was: "Turns out Sheldon's a Time Lord. He takes Penny along as a companion."
Crossover - Doctor Who & Big Bang Theory - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,184 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 13 - Published: 4/13/2011 - 11th Doctor, Sheldon C. - Complete
Harry Potter vs Mr Potato Head by Perfect Lionheart reviews
A minor touch of philosophical rambling that you might find interesting.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 891 - Reviews: 207 - Favs: 314 - Follows: 80 - Published: 10/31/2010
Harry Potter and the Wastelands of Time by joe6991 reviews
Take a deep breath, count back from ten… and above all else – don't worry! It'll all be over soon. The world, that is. Yet for Harry Potter the end is just the beginning. Enemies close in on all sides, and Harry faces his greatest challenge of all - Time.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 31 - Words: 282,609 - Reviews: 2941 - Favs: 3,890 - Follows: 2,122 - Updated: 8/4/2010 - Published: 2/12/2008 - Harry P., Fleur D. - Complete
The Lie I've Lived by jbern reviews
Not all of James died that night. Not all of Harry lived. The Triwizard Tournament as it should have been and a hero discovering who he really wants to be.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 234,571 - Reviews: 4207 - Favs: 8,173 - Follows: 3,738 - Updated: 5/28/2009 - Published: 2/9/2007 - Harry P., Fleur D. - Complete
Hallows and Pathos by Perspicacity reviews
A mistake by a dying man drives Hermione to obsession as she seeks to unlock the secrets of the Deathly Hallows. Harry, wanting only peace, tries to rid himself of the taint of death. Two friends clash in a tragic struggle for identity and destiny.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Horror/Suspense - Chapters: 3 - Words: 16,930 - Reviews: 104 - Favs: 355 - Follows: 82 - Published: 2/27/2009 - Harry P., Hermione G., Ginny W. - Complete
The Substitute by BajaB reviews
The magical contract made by the Goblet of Fire inadvertently sets underway events that change everything you thought you knew about the boy-who-lived. AU GOF, depressing and a bit dark.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 35,945 - Reviews: 721 - Favs: 1,657 - Follows: 743 - Updated: 12/16/2008 - Published: 11/7/2008 - Harry P. - Complete
A Black Comedy by nonjon reviews
COMPLETE. Two years after defeating Voldemort, Harry falls into an alternate dimension with his godfather. Together, they embark on a new life filled with drunken debauchery, thievery, and generally antagonizing all their old family, friends, and enemies.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 31 - Words: 246,320 - Reviews: 5359 - Favs: 9,928 - Follows: 2,985 - Updated: 4/7/2008 - Published: 2/18/2007 - Complete
A Hero by Celebony reviews
Dudley begins to see his family in a different light. Warning: strong language and themes of child abuse. WINNER: Best One-Shot at Quibbler Awards
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 18,108 - Reviews: 1182 - Favs: 5,454 - Follows: 597 - Published: 4/2/2008 - Dudley D., Harry P. - Complete
Eternal Sunshine of the Scourgified Mind by Solstice Muse reviews
The trio have defeated Voldemort but paid a devastating price.How can they cope without each other and without any magical memories?. This fic is now being gradually beta'd and chapters reposted
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 49 - Words: 177,085 - Reviews: 1201 - Favs: 617 - Follows: 128 - Updated: 5/25/2006 - Published: 9/26/2005 - Ron W., Hermione G. - Complete
Evil Be Thou My Good by Ruskbyte reviews
Nine years ago Vernon Dursley brought home a certain puzzle box. His nephew managed to open it, changing his destiny. Now, in the midst of Voldemort's second rise, Harry Potter has decided to recreate the Lament Configuration... and open it... again.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Horror/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 40,554 - Reviews: 1635 - Favs: 5,322 - Follows: 1,116 - Published: 6/24/2005 - Harry P., Hermione G.
Something Most Foul reviews
Crossover. Thomas and his Friends wake up one morning to find that Something Most Foul has come to the Island of Sodor. A cry for help leads them to new discoveries that may change their lives forever.
Crossover - Misc. Cartoons & Thomas the Tank Engine - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 35 - Words: 318,722 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 5/16 - Published: 4/27/2011