Tag Archives: humour

Twinkle Twinkle, Little Pup, This Time You’ve Really Messed It Up

Another possible for inclusion in my anthology… ‘Did you read this, Banter?’ ‘That’s your private correspondence, Sir.’ ‘I know that. Did you read it?’ ‘As Sir knows, I only read Sir’s mail if it involves someone seeking money or is … Continue reading

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Item One… #writephoto #humour

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Alderman Teflon Brassnibble checked the agenda. As usual it lacked… items. He peered at the Hon Sec Madeleine Underbake who was knitting, oblivious to his telepathic hatred as it winged across the baize of the … Continue reading

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A Pain In The Ars #blogbattle

This month’s #blogbattle prompt is ‘Abstract’, here if you’d like to try… Gomez De Chevalier winced. Surely, no one would know him here, in Paris? His reinvention had been a complete success. Hadn’t it? Yet there it was again. ‘Norman … Continue reading

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When The Fish Has Your Chips #writephoto #shortfiction

The woman nudged the silver fish with her boot. ‘What is it?’ The man squatted for a better look. ‘More to the point, where did it come from? It wasn’t there a moment ago.’ The woman pushed it again and … Continue reading

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Breaching Scotland’s Defences #carrotranch

This week’s #carrotranch prompt is May 27, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes tiny flying insects. Think about how the insects shape the scene or add to the action. Go where the … Continue reading

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Bridge The Ancient To The Modern #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto is Gromit Underfoot wasn’t a complaining sort of troll but he knew he’d been stitched up. Like all young trolls he’d been looking for a position in which to practice the skills he’d learnt at the Troll … Continue reading

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Shoes And Towels

Today is Towel Day so my mind went to shoes, naturally. This is a small homage to the man who inspired so much in my writing esp. the shorter fiction and whose oeuvre is celebrated on this most wholly of … Continue reading

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Money, Money #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is a money tree… The Pound   When I first saw it, could it be free? It sat there, quite still, for all to see. Yet no one moved, no knees were bent No hand reclaimed … Continue reading

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Weather Or Not #throwback

Today is my 37th Wedding Anniversary. Three years ago it was a Bloggers Bash too. And a Sue Vincent writephoto prompt led to this short piece. So many memories these events trigger… sigh…. Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt was this ‘Good … Continue reading

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Hair Loss And Furniture Making #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is… When the first cases of Covid reached the borders of fairyland, the Lord Chamberlain took his esquire to one side and told him to get his Pert little posterior – he was still more bloke … Continue reading

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