Category Archives: Humor

Flash Fiction: The Flying Athlete

The athlete sat in the waiting area at Gate 23 in London Heathrow’s Terminal Three. His athletic prowess was obvious to all around him. His shirt told us that he was superior to the rest of the mere mortals who … Continue reading

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Billy

This is a poem that I learnt at school when I was eight. You can imagine my mother’s horror when my little sister, aged six at the time, returned from a friend’s birthday party, and the conversation went something like … Continue reading

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The Incident of the Grenada Omelette

Exactly seventeen years ago to the day, just a few days after the turn of the millennium, my wife, Joy and I were preparing to fly back from a most wonderful holiday on the of Grenada. It came about because … Continue reading

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We Are Sailing!

MS Harmony of the Seas – imagine…. Imagine this. After years of preparation, MV Harmony of the Seas is about to sail from Southampton on her maiden voyage with over 5,000 passengers and 2,000 crew on board. The Captain and … Continue reading

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Review: The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson My rating: 5 of 5 stars As you would expect, there would have been plenty of events and adventures in the life of any centenarian. But … Continue reading

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Review: Going Gently

Going Gently by David Nobbs My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is just so brilliant, original, insightful and downright funny. The main character is lying in a hospital bed, paralysed and awaiting her inevitable death. Unbeknown to her visitors … Continue reading

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Nonsense Poetry by Consequence

If we were having coffee together in my jungle hut, we might play a little game of consequences. Have you ever played consequences? Each person writes a line of a story and folds the paper so that it is not … Continue reading

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