Tag Archives: humour

Oh Heck, It’s Been Windy This Christmas…

When choosing explosives, one stands out a mileThough it’s never found in any missile.While gunpowder, plastics are in with a shoutNothing quite beats the humblest sproutWhich, combined with my gut is truly fissile.

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And Is That It? #shortfiction

It’s been a bit of a bloody year, one way or another. I found myself in my local garage and overheard a couple of locals having a few problems of their own… Tyring Of 2022 ‘Good morning, Gentlemen? Who’s first?’ … Continue reading

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A Presence Of Sustance #writephoto

This week’s prompt is Princess Petticoat folded her arms a fraction more tightly and pouted. Her mother, Queen Bustle would have been proud of that pout. Schooling her at home had moulded a suitable Royal heir: petulant, entitled, sleek and … Continue reading

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Plotting A Course To Notoriety #blogbattle

This month’s #blogbattle prompt is navigate Nelson Bonaparte Plonker was conflicted. His name, for starters. All male Plonkers had been named after their place of conception (or as close as the contributing member could recall) for generations. Nelson’s father, Halifax … Continue reading

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Christmas Limerick #limerick #poem

This week’s prompt is Santa from Esther’s stable Elle Fish, the head trainer for SantaTaught his reindeer to trot and to canter.When asked why she stayed,Being so underpaidSaid, ‘They’re dears, with the best line in banter.’ And I submitted this … Continue reading

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Inspirational Quites

Do you sometimes come across a quote and think ‘yes, that’s exactly right.’? These aren’t those…. These are more likely to make you think ‘well, quite’. Those fluttery things at the ends of branches are called leaves because every year … Continue reading

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Two Peas #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Horace And Henry Horace and Henry Plasterboard, Little Tittweaking’s one set of identical twins had always done the same thing, dressed the same, achieved the same academic results, undertaken the same apprenticeship and finished the … Continue reading

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Primate Deniability #carrotranch #99wordstories

This week’s carrot ranch prompt is November 28, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the saying, “not my monkeys, not my circus”. What is the situation that would spawn that aphorism? Have fun … Continue reading

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Foggy Bottoms #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Terry Godd settled on the mountain top, tamped his pipe and surveyed the world. Yes, he could be pleased. Not euphoric and certainly not smug. Pleased. Content. Pretty hap… ‘TERRANCE!’ Terry sat up straight. If … Continue reading

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Waiting For The Second Boot To Drop #99wordstories #carrotranch

This week’s #99wordstories prompt is November 21, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the phrase, “Oh, my.” It can be used in storytelling or dialog. What is the cause for such a response? … Continue reading

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