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!
This piece was written for the weekly Six Sentence challenge, with the prompt word of 'treatment'. Rufus Hornblower, the ‘it’s only the flu’, ‘it’s your sovereign right not to wear a mask’, ‘vaccination’s a plot’ shock jock, was bewildered when he woke up on a hospital trolley in a warehouse, after he’d gone to ER … Continue reading Shock and denial
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
This piece was written for the Six Sentence Challenge, with the prompt word of 'video'. Oscar (Monte) Video’s extended interview with The Abominable Snowman, establishing once and for all that not only did he exist but that he was not alone and part of a thriving community, should have been the media sensation of the … Continue reading Yeti couldn’t prove it
This piece is for the October 2021 Blog Battle, with the prompt word of 'scattered'. My ancestors came from Mexico, where people did not fear us but loved us. They would wait a whole year to eat our fruit. They would smell us coming. We did not stand on the shoulders of giants so much … Continue reading The Delicious Electric Apocalypse
This piece was written for the Six Sentence challenge, with the prompt word of 'fountain'. When Sarah N. Dipity had a pond dug in her back garden by two strapping young lads, which her adult children accused her of using as eye-candy, she’d originally planned to fill it with fish and water plants and live … Continue reading Sarah’s Fountain of Youth
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.
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
This piece was written for the Six Sentence Challenge, with the prompt word of 'island'. List of I-lands of the World (including those that are phonetically similar) - Extract from Wackypedia I Land – Home to the Narcissus people. Principal economy: Social media and mirrors. National anthem: ‘Mi, mi, mi, look at me’. Ire Land … Continue reading I-lands of the world
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