America – please help liberate Australia. Donate now!

Courtesy of that ever so serious Australian website, The Shovel. Dear American friends, You may have seen your fellow Americans on Fox News calling for Australia to be liberated from our tyrannical nightmare. Now we’re asking for your help too.   Trapped in an oppressive regime of menacingly free healthcare, troublingly low gun crime, brutally … Continue reading America – please help liberate Australia. Donate now!

Sister doing it for herself

Anna had made several calls to her sister and left messages, without success. Finally Gemma answered. ‘Hi, sis. What’s happening?’ Anna paused and took a deep breath before saying ‘Mum’s gone.’ Gemma’s vocal fry voice responded ‘Oh my God, when?’ ‘Not that it matters but a couple of hours ago.’ Gemma, seemingly shocked, said ‘What … Continue reading Sister doing it for herself

The pump don’t work ’cause the vandals took the handle.

This piece was written for the Six Sentence challenge, with the prompt word of 'handle'. Extracts from Bob Dylan’s ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues’ in italics. I'm on the pavement, thinking about the government, the secret government of alien reptile paedophiles that rules the world, except it’s not a secret any more because Q-anon told me on … Continue reading The pump don’t work ’cause the vandals took the handle.

Trigger warning methodology 101

This piece was written for the Six Sentence challenge, with the prompt word of 'method'. Note: Examples only - (may contain traces of nuts) Little Red Riding Hood – includes wild animal devouring old lady and an axe murder. Julius Caesar –main character stabbed repeatedly in the rotunda. Romeo and Juliet – includes under-age sex … Continue reading Trigger warning methodology 101

The Devil is in the deal

This piece was written for the Six Sentence Challenge, with the prompt word of 'deal'. Galatians 6:7 (modernised for gender equity)  ‘Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a woman soweth, that shall she also reap.’ Harper, with her companion in tow, knocked confidently on the door that displayed a brass name plate … Continue reading The Devil is in the deal