Tag Archives: Comedy

Vinegar

Ruddy palaver, gettin’ this blood off the walls. Bloody gladiators an’ lions and whatnot, bludgeonin’ each other to death, rippin’ each other open. Oh it’s great fun, until muggins here has to clean it all up. Anybody would fink they’d … Continue reading

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The thing on the carpet

I don’t know what it is used for, though I daresay it would take some rubbing to get it out of the carpet. It’s right by your foot. See? Right there. Yes well I don’t know what it is. Looks … Continue reading

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A father’s art

Ah, Halloween again! Inhaling deeply of the fresh mountain air as he gazed at the lake outside the window, Clive smiled and sighed before glancing down at the dentists’ chair and the gleaming instruments arranged on the tray beside it. … Continue reading

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Table manners

Look into my eyes. What do you see? Boredom? Frustration? Damned right. Sorry, I know I shouldn’t cuss. Why haven’t these old folks finished eating? At home when I’m finished eating I can ask to be excused from the table … Continue reading

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An unfortunate misunderstanding

“What iz dis god-awful carnage?” “You said to savage de jumentous Caballero, Comandante.” “Gavage!  To end his hunger strike so that we could interrogate him!” “Oh, I thought that you said savage…” “That is not what I meant!”

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Duel at dawn

A breeze caressed his face as he looked across the bay to the horizon, noting the grey light pushing back the darkness, causing moon and stars to fade. It was almost time for the duel. He felt the chill of … Continue reading

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Horror in the alleyway

My friend and I were walking along our usual route, bantering in jocular fashion as we returned from our club, somewhat inebriated as we were, when we were jolted by the chilling sound of a woman’s scream. So unsettling was … Continue reading

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