Category Archives: humour

Rocking It

‘And you’ve thought this for how long?’ ‘Eons.’ ‘Eons?’ ‘’Yes. Several eons. Many. More than a handful. A heck of a lot…’ ‘Yes, got it. For eons…’ ‘Lots of..’ ‘Lots of eons you’ve believed yourself to be..’ ‘I am stone.’ … Continue reading

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Tailored To Fit The Crime #blogbattle #shortstory #flashfiction

Detective Sergeant George Corduroy tugged at his creases, trying to sharpen them. He felt wretched and that made him feel angry. He shouldn’t be made to suffer. It wasn’t fair. It was… yes, he was being bullied. Passive aggressively. The … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name #carrotranch #morganandlogandoamerica

Logan and Morgan are still in the US, drifting around the rust belt and heading for the Ranch. Morgan got them involved in a march a few prompts ago and maybe things are taking a strange turn… ‘You okay, Morgan? … Continue reading

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What’s Luck If Not An Incontinent Seagull? #1975 #bristoluniversity #memories

I began my university life in October 1975. It was life changing in many ways and the degree I ended up with set me up on the path to success. But in that first term and year, I learned little … Continue reading

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And The Joke Is On…. #flashfiction #humour

Crawford focused on the message to distract him from the swell. ‘Two bodies, males. One poisoned, the other to be determined. Both look suspicious. Going to be a real laugh.’ He sighed. Meldrew was a pain, as if suspicious deaths … Continue reading

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It’s A Tricky Job, This Magicland Narrator Gig… #shortfiction

Once upon a time, in a land, far, far away I found myself in the role of Most Excellent Narrator. Not sure how that happened; one minute I’m watching ripples concentric on a lake and making a wish that I’d … Continue reading

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The Devil Is In The Dentures #morganandlogandoamerica #carrotranch

Somewhere in a motel bedroom in Michigan Morgan and Logan are relaxing in front of the TV…. ‘Can’t you sit still, Morgan?’ ‘I am.’ ‘You’re not. Your foot’s twitching like you’re wired to the mains and everything is vibrating. I … Continue reading

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Holes In The Sky #writephoto

It was assumed Patience Humble took pride in her art. As the only sky carver in business, she had worked with some of the grandest event organisers providing a unique back drop to whatever extravaganza was being designed. Every rock … Continue reading

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The Musketeer Conundrum

With football now back on the UK screens with artificial crowds and noise, sport is in the headlines. One oddity is being able to hear the players, encouraging, cajoling and directing each other. A bit like any game on any … Continue reading

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Free The Magic #blogbattle #creativewriting

Roland Colander had a problem. He had overcome many in his life to date, but this one looked likely to be the mother of all buggerations. He read the edict again and sighed. If this was true, his life’s work … Continue reading

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