Open-mic night, anyone?
Margaret had a wash board hanging round her neck, metal thimbles on her fingers and a voice that would frighten small children. Sid strummed a dreadnought steel acoustic guitar with thick and calloused fingers. Oh my God, I hope this isn’t folk night, thought Andy.
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Can’t get enough reality TV cooking shows? Something to whet your appetite.
“Your plan to impress with a Neuvo-Neolithic-Polynesian-Out of Africa hybrid – sago stuffed hare with wild fruit coulis – was a dead-set semi-final clincher. Now the bunny’s boiled, the wild fruit’s up and gone feral, and the sago … who the fuck would steal the sago!”
Read the full story here: Season 4, Episode 12
This story was first published here, thanks to the folks at Field of Words. I have added it now onto my own page, here.
Feeling full on Boxing Day? This story may offer some consolation.
Like me, you may be wondering if the corporate overlords invented the three meals a day bullshit just for their own benefit. And surely the emphasis on breakfast being the most important meal of the day is a devious ploy to more easily facilitate the theft of your lunch break!
Read my take on it all here in my three part workaday story, Trilogy.
I am happy to announce that Verity La have published my short story Werzy. Special thanks to Laura McPhee-Browne for editing the story for publishing, and thanks to Michele Seminara for her enthusiastic support. You can read Werzy HERE!