Category Archives: humour

Cabbages Without Kings

I’ve grown to love the cabbage but it wasn’t easy. The Archaeologist, contrarian that he was, eschewed the traditional vegetables favoured by children in favour of Brussel sprouts which have universally turned small mouths into sealed capsules. Me, I looked on … Continue reading

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Libelled! #writephoto

Jack Daw and Carrie Crow surveyed the scene. A misty hue hugged the landscape. It all looked so normal. Jack cast a beady eye on his boss and pecked nervously at his claws. ‘Oh stop that. You know what happens … Continue reading

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Hoarding…. #limericks

‘It‘s a risk,’ said the serial hoarder, ‘That I may cause civil disorder By buying up Frosties And making you crossties So I’ll probably stick to cornflakes…’ Or To hoard takes three things: there’s pluck And a significant dollop of … Continue reading

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Hummus And The Cairn Of Cans #writephoto

Hummus awoke with a start. He looked around at scene that was at the same time both familiar and unsettling. Above his head the bright light – the word ‘sun’ seemed to be relevant though at the moment he couldn’t … Continue reading

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Escape From The Castle Doom #blogbattle #shortfiction

‘I’m sorry to keep you hanging around, Mr Acula. It’s been one of those days,’ Geraldine Gelatine proffered a smile which she just knew would be pointless. This brooding pale man had the sort of face – more a countenance, … Continue reading

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When Good Breeding Is The Basic Requirement For Murder #writephoto

Detective Inspector Parmesan climbed out of his car and walked briskly across the grassy knoll towards the three uniformed policemen who sheltered by the ancient standing stones. At their feet he could see what was clearly a body part. ‘Hopkins, … Continue reading

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Wandering Like A Daffodil #writephoto

Percy Bluffer-Baton, third in line to the Earldom of Twinkle-on-Haze sat on the small marsupial shaped crenellation that extruded from the grassy knoll and had a moment. Percy’s moments tended to be on the short side, almost dwarfish in their … Continue reading

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