Tag Archives: humour

Being Royal Can Be Normal #shortfiction

‘Hello,I… Oh My God!’ Jemima Preston took a step back. ‘Are you…? I mean… Him?’ The balding, smiling man nodded, ‘Yep. William Windsor. You were expecting me? Odd Jobs For Normal People.’ ‘Well, yes, I suppose. I did book for … Continue reading

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Dusk, Dawn, They’re All Of A Piece #blogbattle

Crestfallen the Biddable goggled at his boss, Demotic the Unwise. ‘Are you sure, sir?’ ‘Do you really have to ask that question? Again.’ The terminally disappointed dictator forced himself to continue even though his teeth sighed at the temporary relief … Continue reading

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Fighting The Good Fight, One Semi At A Time

George ‘Bad Ass’ Potts wanted to be a terrorist. He had weighed up the career options and decided this one suited the mix of his personality (prefers own company, likes fires) and technical skills (good at not being seen, always … Continue reading

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It Shouldn’t Happen… But It Did: The Kimono and the Awning #lawyerlytales

This is the second in a short series on some of the disasters encountered in my legal career. I mentioned it some time ago but this is the full story… I found myself in the West End, behind the Royal … Continue reading

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It Shouldn’t Happen… But It Did: The Developer’s Wife and the Hot Flush #lawyerlytales

This is part of a series based on my life in the law as a property lawyer. Some clients were easy going and some not; some were bright and some not; some were patient and some not. And then there … Continue reading

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Life As A Controlled Experiment #thought #humour #family

Simple Simms taught me chemistry from age eleven to fifteen. He was keen, distracted, had a boyish face and somehow controlled the class by the gob smacking way he would ignore any semblance of health and safety. When Trillo, a … Continue reading

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That Christmas Letter…

25th December 2018   Dear All, It has become customary, I’ve found, for friends and family, to enclose a letter with their Festive  cards summarising their family’s many glorious achievements during the past year. These missives have taken on the … Continue reading

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