Monthly Archives: January 2018

True Love

It had taken him a long time, he had journeyed across three continents over 10 years in his quest, but now, finally, his search had come to an end. He had found her, and he would never let her go. … Continue reading

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The Scientific Renaissance

Photo Prompt courtesy Roger Bultot. “Your theory is filled with huge holes.” “That’s not possible Sir.” “Nonsense! Look at this weather balloon. It had these big holes, so it fell down from the sky.” “Yes Sir.” “Similarly, if the Ozone … Continue reading

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The Dragnet

I looked at the flotilla surrounding me with insouciance. They had come from across the globe to capture me, and had taken me by surprise. The mistake was mine, of course. I should not have saved that shipwrecked mariner’s life. … Continue reading

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The Laziest Dog in the World

To say that Bruno was lazy was to say that Professor Dumbledore was an above average wizard, or that Sherlock Holmes was not too bad a detective, that is, an understatement of the highest order. For, you see, Bruno took … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Wish For

For 30 years, Donald prayed day and night, standing on one leg, not eating or drinking anything. God finally relented and appeared in front of him. “What do you want?” HE asked Donald. “I want my very own wishing star,” … Continue reading

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