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The Martians Have Landed

The Martians Have Landed

Worrying times. “You look worried. What's troubling you, Watson?” “It is the lockdown, Sir.” “Dammit, man! We are all concerned about it but we have to put up with the inconvenience if we want to get rid of the Covid virus.” “It is not that, Sir, it's the traffic light system.” “What is the problem? It is elementary dear Watson, you don't need a Sherlock to explain it. You are are an experienced officer and ...
Lockdown

Lockdown

The new normal created a new economic driver and race, and population control over time – The Zombie. The United Nations ‘UNMZI’ – ‘United Nations Mission Zombie Integration’ and slogan ‘We live off each other’.  Singing tonight the first Zombie, ‘Zalo’ live-ish on ‘Lockdowns got Talent’: Simon “Excited to see you in the flesh. Let me pick your brains, why singing, Zalo?” Zalo “So nice to see a happy menu, I mean audience, (Giggles) I ...
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Two Jailbirds. One Stone.

Two Jailbirds. One Stone.

It’s real quiet. No clanging doors. No clatter of shuffling boots. Been a while since we had total lockdown. Soon we'll start the cell-to-cell search. Took ten seconds to pull Whacky-Will Boulder off Sly Penny, but that’s all he needed to crack open Sly’s head like a coconut. Whacky’s a lifer. His mum’s been bringing him copies of the Beano and Dandy every Wednesday for fifteen years -- keeps him calm. By Sunday Whack’s read ...
THE GAME

THE GAME

Content WARNING!                 PARENTAL GUIDANCE RECOMMENDED ...
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The Face in the Mirror

Now being a widower, and living alone, lockdown was not much different from his normal life. He would get up early, eat his breakfast, and then pass the day in his set routine, centred around his reading and radio, with some television in the evening before an early bedtime. What changed was his time in the bathroom. Once shaved, he spent more and more time studying his face in the mirror. Gradually, he began to ...
Wild Sex and Weddings

Wild Sex and Weddings

Some people have very strange hobbies ...
/ / Fiction / 6 Comments on Wild Sex and Weddings / 922 words / /
A Heavy Load To Bear

A Heavy Load To Bear

Walls have ears. (Flash fiction - 400 words) ...
FORTUNE

FORTUNE

This started out as non-fiction, and ended up a mixture of truth and lies ...
/ / Fiction / 8 Comments on FORTUNE / 1110 words / /
Brief Encounter

Brief Encounter

War can be a funny thing… ...
/ / Fiction / 9 Comments on Brief Encounter / 698 words / /
No More Waiting

No More Waiting

  The curious title of the book prominently displayed in the bookshop's window caught my attention ...
Letters to myself - Part 1

Letters to myself – Part 1

A love story ...
/ / Fiction / 4 Comments on Letters to myself – Part 1 / 2726 words / /
Keeping Watch

Keeping Watch

Childhood memories ...
Heavy Showers

Heavy Showers

Contains bad language . . . sorry  ...
/ / Fiction / 9 Comments on Heavy Showers / 601 words / /
The Octopus and I

The Octopus and I

Flash fiction - 350 words ...