Category Archives: humour

A Life-Changing Meeting With Dr Odd


I lived in the age of social engagement where we chatted on Blogs and even smiled at dentists before they drilled holes in our teeth: a celebration of biological generosity, spreading our DNA to the four corners of the surgery.  “Being open … Continue reading

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Hope By The Glass


So I’m talking to my friend Greg.  Him for whom each new girl was, “Real ” at least for a weekend, although most weekends for him were spent taking a rest from life and romance, until he met his wife Sandra,that is, when the clouds … Continue reading

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“The Man Who Missed The Boat:” Here’s The Cover


  The Man Who Missed The Boat, Pre-order available for Kindle, delivered to your device by mysterious means on 9th April Paper-back published 10th April How it Begins: He did not really have a career. More a series of jobs, which took … Continue reading

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Life In The ‘No’ Lane


By my middle years  I had built a living through using measurable skills, habits and routines so I could live, celebrate or exist in some safety, away from the shellfire endured by those who are careless of their wellbeing and happy to venture beyond those … Continue reading

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An Unrequested Departure


“I’m not very good at dying. You get very little training in it and, as far as I know, you only get the one chance so if you muck it up, you don’t make the proud exit of your dreams but  … Continue reading

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A Career Worthy Of Note At “Flatters” Nightclub.


Simon Plumpleton, whose surname  was the result of an ancestor’s misguided social ambitions, pulled his stomach in and admired his Botox-enhanced face in the mirror. He grinned, and smiled at the memory of his frequent chats with the lovely Araminta Brankowitz during his visits to “Flatters,” a club for apprentice millionaires, where a wide range of affectations were catered for. “Image is … Continue reading

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A Matter Of Identity


At work I was one of the team, I got involved and leant my enthusiasm to any project regardless of its merit. You could always count me in, but I didn’t drink. Not at work at least, because a sense … Continue reading

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