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

Where have all the odd ones gone?

This piece was written for the Six Sentence Challenge, with the prompt word of 'reserve'. When Alfie Centauri announced that he’d discovered where in the universe all the odd socks that disappeared in the weekly wash ended up, the responses from the public were culturally diverse (which of course was much to the satisfaction of … Continue reading Where have all the odd ones gone?

Lost Childhood and Journey To The Top

These pieces were written for the Six Story Challenge, with the prompt word of 'lost'. Two pieces this week, one serious, one-light-hearted. Lost childhood The family had stopped by the side of the road to have a picnic and pick wild blackberries that would fill pies and jam jars. The father could reach the highest … Continue reading Lost Childhood and Journey To The Top