Category Archives: irony

Just Another Day

Chris had tumbled sleepily from his bed and into the bathroom for his early morning wee, shower and shave. Having shaved, he pulled the plug, draped its chain over the tap and padded into the kitchen for a coffee and … Continue reading

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A Bristle of In-Laws

“Well Marge, what a lovely couple!”, Ken pronounced as they drove off the drive. “You really think so?” was the sub-zero response. Ken sighed. The day had started so well… Marge was bubbling with excitement; they were driving to see … Continue reading

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Wedding Belles

“Biggest mistake of her life this is”. The woman didn’t seem one for keeping her opinions to herself, and Julie was on the receiving end of the entire wedding collection. “Really? I think they make a lovely couple” she ventured. … Continue reading

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Here To Help

Woken by a loud knock on the door, Paul rose unsteadily from the old chesterfield and grabbed his walking stick. The two-up, two-down was a mess; the filthy windows hidden behind grimy, greasy nets, the sticky carpet partially hidden beneath … Continue reading

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Bolt From The Blue

“… and I do hereby declare that Peregrine Watt is duly elected as Member of Parliament for the Shrewsbury constituency”. The announcement, when it came, was met with a stunned silence. In such a safe seat for the Labour party … Continue reading

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Dozer

Outside the station, Dozer sat wrapped in a grubby blanket and yet he still felt frozen. He watched impassively as the concert goers passed by. Girls in short skirts, guys in smart casuals; young and old they were streaming along … Continue reading

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