Category Archives: humour

Plotting A Course To Notoriety #blogbattle

This month’s #blogbattle prompt is navigate Nelson Bonaparte Plonker was conflicted. His name, for starters. All male Plonkers had been named after their place of conception (or as close as the contributing member could recall) for generations. Nelson’s father, Halifax … Continue reading

Posted in #blogbattle, creative writing, flash fiction, humour, miscellany | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Christmas Limerick #limerick #poem

This week’s prompt is Santa from Esther’s stable Elle Fish, the head trainer for SantaTaught his reindeer to trot and to canter.When asked why she stayed,Being so underpaidSaid, ‘They’re dears, with the best line in banter.’ And I submitted this … Continue reading

Posted in humour, limericks, miscellany, poems, poetry | Tagged , , , | 19 Comments

Inspirational Quites

Do you sometimes come across a quote and think ‘yes, that’s exactly right.’? These aren’t those…. These are more likely to make you think ‘well, quite’. Those fluttery things at the ends of branches are called leaves because every year … Continue reading

Posted in humour, miscellany, quotes | Tagged , | 47 Comments

Two Peas #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Horace And Henry Horace and Henry Plasterboard, Little Tittweaking’s one set of identical twins had always done the same thing, dressed the same, achieved the same academic results, undertaken the same apprenticeship and finished the … Continue reading

Posted in #writephoto, creative writing, flash fiction, humour, little Tittweaking, miscellany | Tagged , , , , | 28 Comments

Primate Deniability #carrotranch #99wordstories

This week’s carrot ranch prompt is November 28, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the saying, “not my monkeys, not my circus”. What is the situation that would spawn that aphorism? Have fun … Continue reading

Posted in #99wordstories, Carrot Ranch Congress of Rough Writers, creative writing, flash fiction, humour, little Tittweaking, miscellany | Tagged , , , , , | 22 Comments

Foggy Bottoms #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Terry Godd settled on the mountain top, tamped his pipe and surveyed the world. Yes, he could be pleased. Not euphoric and certainly not smug. Pleased. Content. Pretty hap… ‘TERRANCE!’ Terry sat up straight. If … Continue reading

Posted in #writephoto, creative writing, flash fiction, humour, miscellany | Tagged , , , | 15 Comments

Waiting For The Second Boot To Drop #99wordstories #carrotranch

This week’s #99wordstories prompt is November 21, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the phrase, “Oh, my.” It can be used in storytelling or dialog. What is the cause for such a response? … Continue reading

Posted in #99wordstories, Carrot Ranch Congress of Rough Writers, creative writing, flash fiction, humour, little Tittweaking, miscellany | Tagged , , , , | 27 Comments

Good PR #writephoto

This week’s prompt is Good PR ‘Will you look at her? Such a complete strumpet.’ Chloe Rattus stared with unblinking gimlet eyes at the approaching form. ‘Strumpet? Seriously? What are you reading?’ Simplicity Souris moistened her hand and wiped her … Continue reading

Posted in #writephoto, creative writing, flash fiction, humour, miscellany | Tagged , , , | 24 Comments

Lies, Damned Lies And Surprises #carrotranch #99wordstories

This week’s prompt is November 14, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes a lie. What is the lie? It can be subtle or blatant. Who tells the lie and why? Is it … Continue reading

Posted in #99wordstories, carrot ranch, creative writing, flash fiction, humour, little Tittweaking, miscellany | Tagged , , , , | 18 Comments

A Desiccated Follower Of Fashion #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is A Desiccated Follower Of Fashion Cosmo Politan, Little Tittweaking’s very own fashion guru had an eclectic taste in clothes as well as pigs, as witnessed by his prize-losing herd of cerise Gloucester Old Spots. Despite … Continue reading

Posted in #writephoto, creative writing, flash fiction, humour, little Tittweaking, miscellany | Tagged , , , , | 22 Comments