Category Archives: miscellany

Yes Mr Speaker #flashfiction #humour

Martin Clarke stood in the Speaker’s private office and admired himself in the mirror. He shouldn’t be here, he knew but the open door spoke of temptation. One day soon, he promised himself as he adjusted the ermine collared cloak, … Continue reading

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Corona: Part Three

Inspector Thorne waited. Janice Strutt took a moment to compose herself. He’d pretty much accused her of being involved in the mysterious burial of human remains so her silence wasn’t a surprise. What was, was her eventual reaction. She stood … Continue reading

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The London Olympics – My Part In Its Downfall: Part Two

Having won the bid, the initial euphoria diminished somewhat. Beijing still had to host their games and there was sure to be a lot of controversy there. In addition, in typical British ways, as soon as we’d done something successful … Continue reading

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Corona: Part Two

If you would like to begin at part one, click here. If you are already up to speed, then off you go… Mrs Strutt? Detective Inspector Thorne. I met you when…’ ‘When Roger died? Yes, I remember. You were a … Continue reading

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The Philosophical Differences In The American And German Approaches To Trade Policy (Rattus Rattus Version) #terriblepoetry

Chelsea Owens encourages terrible poetry. That suits me and this week’s prompt the Topic is small rodents’ opinions on political policies generated this pile of doo’doos. I’m not sure you are meant to enjoy it; you’ll need to ask the progenitor. And … Continue reading

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The London Olympics – My Part In Its Downfall: Part One

6th July 2005. Overcast, a bit sticky. I’m lawyer in London. A partner in an international law firm. I’m head of Global Real Estate. I have the official VIH (or CDI in French – the Very Important Hat or Chapeau … Continue reading

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Vicky: Clover Girl

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