Category Archives: humour

A Wish In Time #writephoto

This week’s prompt for #writephoto is A Wish In Time Cliff Erosion spun the wheel on his tractor and set off on the second run down the Long Field. He felt his shoulders sink towards his armpits as he took … Continue reading

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A World In Motions #carrotranch #99wordstories

This week’s prompt is October 31, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about how the wheels keep turning. Are the wheels tangible or metaphorical? Go where the prompt leads! A World In Motions Lazarus … Continue reading

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Where Do You Go To My Lovely #writephoto

This week’s picture prompt is Where Do You Go To My Lovely When Dolores Pumicestone, bookshop doyen of Little Tittweaking’s hermit community died she rather hoped she’d be given a cloud in the draught-free semi-shade, some thermal robes that covered … Continue reading

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D is for Dogs, Devon and Defecation

Today, while walking Dog, I scuffed some autumn leaves, a joyous childish game that took me back to… my memories crashed against reality as that oh so familiar smell stopped me in my tracks. In amongst the crunchy foliage a … Continue reading

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Literalism Unbound #carrotranch

This week’s prompt is October 24, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about bones. It can be any genre or tone. Is it spooky, irreverant, poignant? Go where the prompt leads! Literalism Unbound Norman-Alphonse … Continue reading

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Spectral Change #writephoto

This week’s prompt is Spectral Change ‘Good morning. Mr Theodolite?’ ‘The same. Mr Trigpoint?’ ‘That’s me. Fantastical Pest Control. I see your problem. When did the little buggers arrive?’ ‘Thursday, after morning dribblets.’ ‘Right. Well, if you give me a … Continue reading

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It’s All Part Of The Spectrum #carrotranch #99wordstories

This week’s prompt from the Carrot Ranch is October 17, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that references “I see the light in you.” You can use the phrase or demonstrate it in a … Continue reading

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The Articled Particle: True Or Truish?

Ish. The names are changed while the timing isn’t. I did impersonate a client briefly and I did work for one who spent ages trying to escape the Eye’s clutches and suing them, or threatening to. No milkmaids were harmed … Continue reading

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Presenting A Front #writephoto

This week’s prompt is Presenting A Front Little Tittweaking likes to see itself as an open minded and welcoming town. During the Wars of Religion, as Protestant and Catholic creeds took every opportunity to poke fun at the other, Little … Continue reading

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The Articled Particle: Part Five

In parts one to four, we left our hero being allocated a task that may not be quite what he is expecting.. To my surprise she stops and looks up. Normally, she would finish her task before giving me the … Continue reading

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