Monthly Archives: August 2010

TWEET, AND EVERSO CHEEKILY TWEET!


BLUECRESTED LOERIE      On Sunday I was all excited-like when a pair of these spectacular tweeties landed in the acacia in front of our front sliding doors. Instead of grabbing a camera, idjit here goes dashing around hunting for Much Better Half and … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL PUNCTUATION


?./;-):,! –  Edits keep me on the hop Bloggings come to a   . Though the Yanks are truly weriod And will call   .   a period Gotta   –   Before I do Show some tools of trade to you … Continue reading

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LIMER-HIC


For an elegant touch when one’s going to dine, One sip-ly can’t better a fine glass of wine; But it is assumed That a bottle consumed Is juiced most disgrapefully far out of line.   The side view theme last … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FLASH FICTION 55 ABOUT FLASH FICTION


FLASH FICTION ‘The charge is indecent exposure: the accused, at a window visible from his neighbour’s house, repeatedly opened a towel to reveal his privates.’ ‘In defence, he was cooling himself in a heatwave, and as she needed a stepladder … Continue reading

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FURSDAY FRIGHTFUL FLASH FICTION FIFTY-FIVE


DEAD CHEAP  ‘Lovely secluded home,’ said the departing visitor, ‘but… do take care.’  Burt snorted. ‘Those messy murders did me a real favour, actually. Brought the price right down.’  ‘Utterly gruesome!’  ‘Hope whoever it was tries their luck with me.  … Continue reading

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KID STUFF…


The various utterances of 27-month-old R continue to entertain, amuse and astound.  Since watching the latest Ice Age with the dinosaurs from beginning to end, she loves playing a game of yelling, ‘The pterodactyls are coming!’ and diving under the  … Continue reading

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ULTRA-SHORT FLASH FICTION (SIX WORDS)


SIX-WORD STORIES The challenge is to write Ultra-Short Stories to equal the famous six-worder: For sale: baby shoes, never used. —Ernest Hemingway Firstly, because I simply had to go one better, my five-word version of The History Of All That … Continue reading

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