Tag Archives: humour

CCC112: Mind the Puddles

Prison. What a great way to end 2020. And why? “Ms Carpory, you are charged with the irretrievable destruction of twenty cubic meters of the Universe. THIS Universe. OUR Universe.” But it wasn’t intentional, I didn’t know. No one said … Continue reading

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Wise Old Bird

Returning from the weekly shop I had to stop. For here was this gull, obediently queueing. Excellent behaviour; he could teach us a thing or two. So I give you Priceless, another title achieved in Maria’s Antonia’s #2020picoftheweek

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CCC106: Follow the Rabbit

I didn’t expect to find such a thing here Not in my hometown Nothing magical here. That’s why first off, I thought it an underpass. Yet… what was that I saw beyond it? Red? Red trees, red bushes? What was … Continue reading

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CCC104: Health Warning

WARNING Living can substantially increase your chances of death

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CCC78: The Only One in Town

“Now my dear, don’t you move, don’t you fear, I’ll see off these photographers here.” “Huh, and I suppose you reckon yourself the only big horn in town?”

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CCC#45: FLAW

Davey, did you bring that map? Sure did, Jace. Why? Did you check it out before you suggested the shortcut? Um… You didn’t, did you? Why, what’s the prob? That, over there, that’s the prob. Is that the *isolated-back-of-beyond* Berny … Continue reading

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What Pegman Saw: Taffy’s Homebrew

She’d told Jeff she didn’t want Taffy’s homebrew beer. And he’d answered, “You wanted to come with us, be one of the fellas, so you’ll drink that beer.” Fine. Except Jeff and his mates were used to Taffy’s homebrew, and … Continue reading

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The Black Art of Pancake Threading

‘Blinking heck, Julie, I love my job, I really do…’ ‘But?’ Kezlia’s friend prompted, the wine glass pushed encouragingly close to her nail-picking fingers. ‘Why’d they think cos I can organise a show that I can judge it too? Babies, … Continue reading

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They Misunderstood

Careless, they accused. But they misunderstood. Not careless, said I, and defiant, stood. Carefree. Written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt 14 words: Carefree  

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Shrine or Tomb or Place of Translation

I’d made a mistake, I shouldn’t have enrolled on this course. I’d never wrap my head around this alien culture. “The body is then taken into the shrine,” the lecturer continued as onscreen an image appeared of what I’d swear … Continue reading

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