No Redemption For the GOD Squad

This piece was written for the Six Sentence Challenge, with the prompt word of 'redemption'. Being a card-carrying Member of the Geriatric Obstreperous Devils Motorcycle Club (aka the GOD Squad), there are many things for which I will not be seeking redemption any time soon, yea even though my deathbed moves a little closer with … Continue reading No Redemption For the GOD Squad

The Blitz Spirit and other myths

This piece was written for the Six Sentence Challenge, with the prompt word of 'shelter'. Note: No jokes this week. As the rising wail of the air raid sirens echoed through the night, Maisie was well-prepared with blankets, a torch, and other essential supplies and thanked God once again that her children had been billeted … Continue reading The Blitz Spirit and other myths

Ambiguation of express – Wackypedia

This piece was written for the Six Sentence Challenge, with the prompt word of 'express'. Express(v) exude through the pores, as in emotion, words, milk, sweat, BO, unctuousness, and conspiracy theories(adj) commonly used to describe the speed of bullet trains but in fact not as fast as Superman Espresso(n) Actual coffee (not Starbuck’s 364 variations … Continue reading Ambiguation of express – Wackypedia

F’ing Freddie

This piece was written for the Six Sentence Challenge, with the prompt word of 'charm'. Freddie Stare was a fabulous finesser of foot-tapping fantasia, with his fascinating rhythms filling the gravity-free firmament after he found Fionnuala Fagan, the famed fox-trotter from Fenagh. However, in recent times, he’d decided he could fare well without fair Fionnuala … Continue reading F’ing Freddie

Fair dealing

This piece was written for the Six Sentence Challenge, with the prompt word of 'fair' As Mr. Orr’s son, Welles, trudged slowly along to Hardly Fair, sitting on the bone-rattling seat of his cart pulled by a horse he’d borrowed (Clyde’s ‘Dale’), he speculated on what prices the goods he had on board would fetch. … Continue reading Fair dealing