War and pizza

Written for the 42 word poetry challenge . with the prompt ward of War. The world is simply divided, armistice we are unlikely to see. There’s no-one who is undecided White flags there never will be. Pineapple is an abomination Say the denizens of the purist army, whereas pineapple proponents say pizza without it is … Continue reading War and pizza

Blog Battle – Bush Rescue

The good folk at Blog Battle have now increased their upper word limit to 2,000, so I am shamelessly re-posting this piece with some slight amendment. In the waning evening light, Jack saw the highlighted crowns of the gumtrees first. He slowed his tray-back to a crawl until he spotted the crumpled vehicle half-way down … Continue reading Blog Battle – Bush Rescue

Extracts from an exclusive interview

“Just one last question, Mr. Khan. We’ve covered the unification of the Mongol tribes, developing the Silk Road, controlling huge areas of the world as your conquering armies dominated parts of Eastern Europe, the Middle East and, of course, Asia. We’ve covered your revolutionary military tactics, your complete trust in your generals, and your enlightened … Continue reading Extracts from an exclusive interview

Mabilene’s Christmas Newsletter

One month ago, readers were challenged to write an a-musing Christmas newsletter poem. Humor and terrible poetry abounded, and woo-hoo, I was the winner. Mabilene’s Christmas newsletter Merry Christmas to all of you’s,time for our annual catch up and newsWe know you always look forward to thisso everyone here sends a big kiss. XXX Hubby … Continue reading Mabilene’s Christmas Newsletter

Harold’s Dream

My response to this week's December 10: Flash Fiction Challenge « Carrot Ranch Literary Community to 'write a story about something a character never dreamed would happen.' Harold never dreamed he would one day build his own classic science fiction saucer, containing everything he needed. Kitchen, sitting room with a panoramic view through reinforced glass, … Continue reading Harold’s Dream