Category Archives: humour

Song Lyric Sunday 11th September

This week, Jim has chosen another of my suggestions, this being novelty songs. ‘Shaddap you face’ by Joe Dolce kept Ultravox; Vienna off the top spot in 1981, but I am not going with that. Instead, I am opting for … Continue reading

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Roger Shipp is our host for the FFFtPP  photo prompt. Find out more here Look, it was there OK? Times have been hard and food scarce. I’m not much into vegetarianism, but needs must and beggars can’t be choosers. How … Continue reading

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Too hot to handle

I can’t say it was the tablets That made me hot and flush, As I hadn’t actually taken them When I had a full body blush. The sweat was pouring off me, Waterfalls down my back, I peeled myself off … Continue reading

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Simply 6 Minutes: 23rd August

Christine has given us a brilliant photo to work with this week. All sorts of things came to mind……………. This is a picture of a little monkey, maybe a Capuchin, which looks like it is in a yoga Warrior pose:  … Continue reading

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Rory’s mad………. as a box of frogs

Rory’s back! I love his sense of humour so let’s tackle these questions and hopefully raise a few smiles. Where and what does the phrase ‘Mad as a box of frogs originate from and mean?’ At what age do you … Continue reading

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Quiet Time

We all need a bit of quiet time, To put our feet up, gently unwind, Relax into the evening hours Lose ourselves in the soothing powers Of gentle music, a soft refrain That may take us down Memory Lane. Closing … Continue reading

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FFFC: 18th July Captions

Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge photo set my captions head thinking. Hope you enjoy there. For the visually challenged writer, the photo shows an old fashioned record player (aka gramophone) in a room with possibly Victorian-era chairs and other period decorations. … Continue reading

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A frog he would a woo-ing go

Come over here. No. Come on, you know you want to. No I don’t. I like it here. Why? You can’t see anything! I can see lots thank you. It’s much better here, a broader horizon. My horizon is broad … Continue reading

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FLASH FICTION FOR THE PURPOSEFUL PRACTITIONER: 2022: WEEK #29

Photo by Anton Atanasov on Unsplash The sparrows were in hysterics. Here was The Fluffy One about to embark on education of the reproductive kind, under the title of The Birds and The Bees. They all knew they were birds, but even … Continue reading

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Camp Fire

The image below is from shutterstock.com For the visually challenged writer, the image shows a group of four people in the evening sitting around a campfire on the sand near a lake. One of the group is playing a guitar. … Continue reading

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