Tag Archives: humour

The Ever Afters, Part Two; What’s In A Name #fairytales

Have you ever wondered what happened to the characters in fairy tales, after we leave them? Well this is where we find out. ‘Maybe it’s my accent.’ Rodney Drawstring, the registrar peered over his half-moon glasses, hoping his gaze was … Continue reading

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Life In the Old Cliche #carrotranch #loganandmorgan

We’re back at the Carrot Ranch and being prompted to think about cliches. I wonder what the boys will make of that…. ‘Well?’ ‘I think there’s some light at the end of the tunnel.’ ‘British Airways are now digging a … Continue reading

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The Ever Afters – Beyond The Gingerbread #fairytales

Have you ever wondered what happened to the characters in fairy tales, after we leave them? Well this is where we find out. Hansel Grimmson narrowed his eyes. Was the marzipan soffit cracking again? He’d only recently patched it up. … Continue reading

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The Sage Of Wednesdays #writephoto #creativewriting #humour

Sue is back with another #writephoto prompt and this is my take Gerald, The Sage of Wednesdays straightened his robe, adjusted his boxers against the inevitable abrasions that hessian guaranteed and did a few verbal warm ups. He stood just … Continue reading

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Blog Battle, One Heck Of A Prompt

I try and do some short fiction pieces on this blog and for that, often rely on the stimulus that prompt’s give me. I still take part in Charli Mills’ weekly offerings at the carrot ranch but one of the … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life Of A Celestial Being

Archangel Gervais tugged back the drape with a flourish. ‘Your portal to undreamt realms.’ Not his best, he admitted to himself but work was work. ‘It’s a bit sparse.’ Celia Triangle shuffled her bosoms dismissively. Gervais sniffed. They’d said she … Continue reading

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France; It’s Part In My Downfall #memories #frenchlessons

all images are from my first time in France during a summer trip, 1976 with three friends Today’s headline is about the possibility that the Royal Navy will be empowered to board French fishing boats who stray into British territorial … Continue reading

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Every Dog Will Have His Day #shortfiction #humour

I’m putting together a book of short fiction pieces into an anthology that will go live in the new year. Called Life Sentences it will cover most genres and POVs. This is one story form it as a teaser. I … Continue reading

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Festive Traditions #carrotranch #loganandmorgan #flashfiction

‘What did you do for Christmas, Logan?’ ‘?’ ‘You must have some family traditions?’ ‘What? Like waking up with Santa dribbling into the hall carpet because he fell asleep there when he came back from the pub, having to be … Continue reading

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Between the devil… #flashfiction #flashfriday

‘What have we got, Dickens?’ ‘Bit of a dust up between the locals, sir. The blonde woman and the chap in the diving suit.’ ‘Can’t you get her to cover up? Drawing a bit of a crowd.’ ‘Not really, sir. … Continue reading

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