Category Archives: humour

Sink Or Swim #99wordstories #carrotranch

In this week’s prompt for our #99wordstories we are challenged to July 18, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about floating. Who is floating, where, and in what? Is the floating real or felt … Continue reading

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Don’t Try This At Home: A(nother) Limerick

Belinda Blande was an Olympic Class boreWhose monotone chatter made Norman’s head sore.Even in bed, with all limbs gyratingHer passionate cries, he found enervating.So he covered his head and pretended to snore.

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The Princess Factory #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is The Princess Factory Professor Crucible Pipette felt misunderstood. For years he had led the way in creating life in jars. Admittedly his Admiral in a bottle had sunk without trace; his Grow your own Politician, … Continue reading

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Does Anyone Else Have A David Coleman?

D Coleman was a sports commentator and anchor during the early years of my sporting life. I don’t think he was that great nor did his voice soothe or excite. However he will remain forever lodged in our national sporting … Continue reading

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The Skill In Knowing When To Leave #99wordstories #carrotranch

Another week, another prompt from #carrotranch for the #99wordstories collection July 11, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story inspired by the idea, “for a day.” It doesn’t need to be never-ending, like me forgetting … Continue reading

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Not So Mellow #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is.. ‘Er…’ ‘What do you think, dude?’ ‘Yellow?’ ‘It’s called Midas Sunshine.’ ‘It looks like you’ve got sepsis.’ ‘You’re just jealous. Not every icon can carry off a change like this.’ ‘Icon? You’re a legless horse.’ … Continue reading

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Hatched Or Dispatched? #blogbattle #writephoto

The house was derelict. The garden was a mess. No one remembered anyone living there. If anyone had checked with the Land Registry they would have been surprised that there was no registered owner. More to the point there was … Continue reading

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Seeing In Summer #99wordstories

This week’s #99wordstories prompt from the Carrot Ranch is June 27, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about swarms. What could swarm? How does the swarm impact the people or place in your story? … Continue reading

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Damaging Civil Society Through Re-enactment #writephoto #littletittweaking

This week’s #writephoto prompt takes us off to Little Tittweaking unexpectedly… The Little Tittweaking Reenactment Society has been a hot bed for intrigue and unpleasantness. Its committee comprises three elderly rebarbative grandmothers, the jaundiced Nan King, the icy Nan Tucket … Continue reading

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A saucy postcard and a Limerick

As a child, I had a summer holiday every year at my Gran’s house on the north Kent coast at Herne Bay. It had all you could want as a holiday destination: a beach, albeit mostly made up of stones, … Continue reading

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