Friday, 28 June 2013

Intermission Part 2

Thanks for dropping by 101 Very Short Stories... always good to see you! To coincide with the launch of my new book and game design The Trellborg Monstrosities, I've launched a full, brand new site over at - I'll keep posting intermittently here no doubt when a new v short story slips into being, but by and large most of my efforts will be over at the new site. So do swing by and say hello for all the very latest including news, info, interviews and art. Toodle pip!

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

#28 Consumer protection

Caution: Hot beverage may be hot. Do not eat this cup. These nuts may contain traces of nuts. Processed in an environment that contains deadly nerve agents. This packaging is made out of recycled babies. This warning is designed to give the impression of concern for your wellbeing  –actually we don’t give a fuck; we just want to cover our arses. Please continue to consume until you expire.

Sunday, 31 March 2013

#27 T and Cs – a cautionary tale for the digital age

The devil’s in the detail, so they say and so next time you’re flicking past pages of bumf before blithely hitting that Accept button, my advice is: take care.

On a whim, I installed a harmless little amusement and accepted the Terms and Conditions without even perusing the fine print.

The result? I sold my immortal soul for the princely sum of 69p. The devil didn’t disappear in the digital age, he just became a rather devious app developer – and apparently, he doesn’t do refunds.

Monday, 21 January 2013

#26 20-20 Hindsight

40 years, five kids, twelve grandkids, five houses, a fleet of cars, six dogs, four cats, umpteen goldfish and one fortunately undetected murder later, I think I can safely say, I married the wrong sister.