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The Economic Inevitability of Haystacks

This week’s #writephoto prompt is The Economic Inevitability of Haystacks. After retiring from the Scots Terriers (Motto: Always fear the dogs of war) Major Shirley Som-Mishtake RSVP, WTF Lefthanded and Bar took up farming Little Tittweaking’s Lower Bowel. In 2022, … Continue reading

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Once A Lawyer…

I was accused the other day of ‘still being a lawyer’ even though my official retirement from that career was umpteen years ago. I gave it some thought and realised the evidence is plain. Here are 15 reasons why you … Continue reading

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Internally Combustive #99wordstories #carrotranch

This week’s #99wordstories prompt at the Carrot Ranch is September 19, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about mud on the tires. The tires can be from any conveyance or serve as an analogy. … Continue reading

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On Day Six… #limerick

Esther has prompted with ‘neck’ and this is the result… A furious God held the first scrotum In front of his hapless factotum. ‘Why didn’t you check? They’ve used turkey neck. And what use is an opposable bum?’

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When Is A Door Not A Door? #writephoto

this week’s writephoto prompt is ‘Oh. Good morning. My name is Charleston and…’ ‘You’re not one of them Jehoshaphats, are you? Can’t abide them, trying to flog me a water tower, when I have a perfectly adequate cistern…’ ‘Do you … Continue reading

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A Good Death #99wordstories #carrotranch

This week’s prompt from the Carrot Ranch is September 12, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about balloons on a bumper. Is it a spectacle, an occasion, an eccentricity? Why are the balloons there? … Continue reading

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Accidental Love #terriblepoetry

Chel Owens is back on her terrible poetry schtick with accidental love. This is more accidental poetry… She elbowed my nose Trying to make sourdough. It broke. My nose, that is. ‘It’s just a dent…’ An accident She took the … Continue reading

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An Extraordinary Era – Gone, Never Forgotten

Of course, I knew it would happen but now it has and it’s unreal. Surreal. The Queen, Our Queen, My Queen is dead. I’ve not known anything else than an Elizabethan era. And now it’s a retrospective. It’s quite easy … Continue reading

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A Short History Of Swimming In Little Tittweaking #99wordstories

This week’s #99wordstories prompt from the carrot ranch is September 5, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the word, “swimmingly.” which means “smoothly or satisfactorily.” What is the situation? Who is involved? Let … Continue reading

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Losing His Religion #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Godfrey Dankgutter hadn’t ever regretted his decision to become a Buddhist, even when his third plane of existence had turned out to be a dung beetle. He was one of the fortunate ones who’d avoided … Continue reading

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