Tag Archives: humour

The Balloonatics #carrotranch #flashfiction

This weeks carrot ranch prompt is November 25, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write about a canceled flight. Where was the flight headed? Who does it impact and why? How does a protagonist handle the situation? … Continue reading

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Stamping Her Authority #writephoto

This week’s writephoto prompt is Dear Great Aunt Maybelene I was sorry to hear you had been arrested for climbing the west tower of Westminster Abbey again.  Mother suggested that, if you remain intent on conquering iconic religious edifices, you … Continue reading

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Misled #poem

I have been the subject of a fiddle, Seduced by the central aisle in Lidl. I went to buy some chocolate buttons But before I knew it I’d stumbled up on: An ebony statue of Liz and Phil; An ancient … Continue reading

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A Bit Of A Tool #carrotranch #littletittweaking

This week’s #carrotranch prompt takes us back to Little Tittweaking and the latest cultural event, its spanner festival November 18, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write about tools. Whose tools are they and how do they … Continue reading

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Off His Trolley #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Terrance Pebble stepped across the aisle, his recalcitrant trolley, Percy skidding sideways as Terrance checked along the shelves. It had gone. Bloody goblin. It had been there moments before so where was it hiding? His … Continue reading

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The Little Tittweaking Film Festival

Long time since I’ve done a 99 word Carrotranch prompt so here we go again. The Little Tittweaking Film Festival Little Tittweaking nestled in the bosom of the countryside, happily anonymous. When Colonel Daub Byzantine retired to the old vicarage, … Continue reading

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Guardian Angles #writephoto

This week’s writephoto has generated this little bit of nonsense… ‘Ok, sonny, so what speed do you call that then?’ Prendegast Toblerone stared at the uniformed hulk looming on the other side of the battered fence with surprise. He was … Continue reading

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Ron Bonemarrow And The New Job #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto is a trifle weird ‘So how was it?’ ‘Fine.’ ‘Nice people?’ ‘They’re okay. What’s for tea?’ ‘Cabbage. What did you do?’ ‘You know. Things. What sort of cabbage?’ ‘Boiled. And I don’t know what things. That’s why … Continue reading

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When Choosing Isn’t Really An Option #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Celia Footpedal looked left then right. This was definitely off. Not a moment ago she was in Naomi Pleasedimple’s garden, enjoying some of her fruit compote surprise. Now she was in a field of some … Continue reading

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Eileen Pentangle And The EcoWarriors part 3

Part 3 What do you need?’ This was business and Eileen knew she’d get no peace until a plan had been put together and Death’s price ascertained. While Eileen had in the four years since she’d been given the phone … Continue reading

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