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WHERE’D ALVIN GO?

  “See! See what happens!” Appalony was hysterical. I saw it but I couldn’t believe it. He disappeared right in front of our eyes. “It happens every time he hiccups!” … Continue reading

May 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

PHIL WITH AN F AND THE CASE OF THE DEAD HUSBAND

  I turned the collar of my mac up. This was a ritzy neighbourhood, mats in front of every door. I wiped my feet and pressed the buzzer. The door … Continue reading

May 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

WHO SHOT THE EASTER BUNNY?

My name’s Phil – Phil with an F. It was eight o’clock, sky was grey, mood was bleak. I turned my collar up. Shoulder’s hunched I walked into the rabbit … Continue reading

April 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

FIVE MINUTES IN A BORING VILLAGE

“Why did you turn off the highway?” Madeline Crow said irritably. She didn’t like getting off the highway. “I want a drink and there’s a village a couple of miles … Continue reading

April 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

THE PLAYS THE THING EXCEPT WHEN YOU HAVE STAGE FRIGHT

“Ooooh, the palace is beautiful.” I was so taken with the Presence Chamber and the courtiers milling about that it took me a bit of time to realize that the … Continue reading

March 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

I BE IN THE WAY O’ THE WAR

  “Halt!” a voice screamed. Then “Out of the way! Out of the way!” I was in a lovely forest and could see nothing but trees and flowers yet I … Continue reading

March 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

FULFILLING HER DESTINY IN THE WILD WILD WEST

“Odda ma way cat!” a man with a gun yelled. I ran under a table as a bullet whizzed past me. Nobody moved. Everyone stood still. The man with the … Continue reading

March 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

HAPPILY EVER AFTER

“Ribbit.” I heard him before I saw him. “Oooh! I almost stepped on you,” I said apologetically. As green frogs go, he was quiet ordinary, except for his eyes. They … Continue reading

February 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

HIS PETIT AMOUR

I am a cat and therefore I can see in the dark, but I cannot see through this fog! Surrounded by an eerie thick mist, I padded silently along a … Continue reading

February 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

I’M IN A BOOKSTORE, IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, AND I’VE JUST LEARNT THAT I’M DEAD! Needless to say this surprises me…

“Pardon me, but what did you say your name was?” “Gutenberg,” the green-eyed cat purred. As I look around, I realize that I’m in a bookstore sometime in the nineteenth … Continue reading

January 16, 2019 · Leave a comment