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The Secret Diary Of A First Time F.O.F.; part nineteen

This is entirely fiction. Completely. Utterly. Except for any true bits August 29th; 9.17am. First Born calls. ‘I’ve had a really cool idea.’ 9.20am. Call back as promised now I have (a) sat down and (b) poured a tincture of … Continue reading

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The Secret Diary Of A First Time F.O.F.: part eighteen

This is entirely fiction. Completely. Utterly. Except for any true bits August 20th; 5.45am. Disturbed by raised voices, one v familiar, viz First Of Her Name. Trace to outside. Intrigued, follow sound. Next door, the Colonel is losing in the … Continue reading

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It’ll Be A Blast, Mr. President #writephoto

‘It’ll Be A Blast, Mr President.’ ‘Yes, Mr. President, we’re sure you’ll like this one. It plays to all your particular preju… policies as well as achieving the Ultimate Goal.’ ‘The UG? You sure, Rumpled? You know what happens when … Continue reading

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The Secret Diary Of A First Time F.O.F.; part seventeen

This is entirely fiction. Completely. Utterly. Except for any true bits August 18th: 9.01am: Am first in queue of two at sportswear emporia ahead of same whippet thin woman from gymnasium yesterday. She asks after my well-being and am touched … Continue reading

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The Secret Diary Of A First Time F.O.F.; part sixteen

This is entirely fiction. Completely. Utterly. Except for any true bits August 17th: 08.12am. Am informed while buttering toast that the wedding countdown has begun and ‘we now have to focus on the fine details’. 08.13am: Attempt sage expression while … Continue reading

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It shouldn’t happen to a Lawyer: The Desert Wine Debate

Last March I went skiing with some friends. A debate began around dessert wine. Since I’m a teetotaller these days, I rather left them to it. As the Sauternes flowed and the discussion became more colourful than coherent I was … Continue reading

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Remaining sanguine #isms #shortfiction

You know what’s the worst thing about being a black vampire? People laugh at you when you say you can’t stand the sun. They think you’re a wuss. Drives me nuts and it’s meant I’ve gone undercover, spending my days … Continue reading

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