Category Archives: humour

A Change Is As Good As A Rest To A Blind Duck #writephoto

This week’s writephoto prompt is Noblett Suppository hated everything about himself and would have paid a King’s ransom to have everything changed if only he’d not been born into a seedy republic that nestled between the municipal scrapyard and the … Continue reading

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Bosom’s Bounty #writephoto

I’ve had a second go at this week’s #writephoto prompt here The whole village turned out. Pollop on the Nadge had never seen the like. It was quite the thing even if more than a little disconcerting. The last to … Continue reading

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Toilet Terrorism #writephoto

This week the #writephoto prompt is Ambrose Porcelain rubbed the dirt off his fingers and stood back, admiring his handiwork. The subtle metalwork, the discreet plumbing, the sheer chutzpah, the… ‘Oi, sonny.’ Ambrose spun round. The dawn light was barely … Continue reading

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Growing Young, Spitefully #writephoto #creativefiction #humour

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Tot Bedlam, the longest surviving NamUh rattled the keyboard with his fleshly inept fingers, ruing how the ageing process had rid him of his crusty dexterity and left him with these pliable dumplings at the … Continue reading

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In The Time Of Covid

It’s been 18 months given or take… so what lessons can we take away from ticking pandemic off our collective bucket lists? Ten unexpected consequences of Covid: 1. Being a positive person is no longer the exclusive preserve of optimists … Continue reading

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The Tribute #humour #blogbattle

This month’s #blogbattle prompt is ‘Tribute’ Torpid Whirlpool sucked the top of his pencil and not for the first time wondered which twisted capricious deity had decided he was the person to craft a suitable tribute to Gideon Numbthighs, the … Continue reading

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Doors, Ancient And Modern #carrotranch #flashfiction #loganandmorgan

This weeks #carrotranch prompt is August 5, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about an open door. It can be literal or metaphorical. What is behind the door? Who is seeking and why? As … Continue reading

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Death And The Arch Of Inheritance #writephoto #humour #shortfiction

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Colonel Pilkington Pinke-Tassel (scion of the Andover Pinke-Tassels, Duke of Much Nobbing and heir to the Softbot Haemorrhoid cream empire) allowed himself a moment of considered reflection. Once he passed through the Arch of Inheritance … Continue reading

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The Secret Diary Of A FoF, Revisited Part Fifth

Readers of this blog may have picked up on the forthcoming nuptials for my son. Two years ago my daughter wed a delightful young man. In the run up to that event I imagined an alternate scenario which led to … Continue reading

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The Secret Diary Of A Fof, Revisited Part Fourth

Readers of this blog may have picked up on the forthcoming nuptials for my son. Two years ago my daughter wed a delightful young man. In the run up to that event I imagined an alternate scenario which led to … Continue reading

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