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How Holmes and Watson came together

Homoerotic undertones? Homoerotic undertones?! You must be mad. No, the Sherlock Holmes stories are just the wholesome adventures of two confirmed bachelors who live together and go about the country wantonly ejaculating left, right and centre. 458 more words


The Odd Dutch Man

My Mother is regularly frustrated with my Father, she calls him an odd Dutch man and I can hardly dispute the evidence. My Father is most definitely an odd man and, of course, he is Dutch, too. 485 more words

Issue Of The Week

Death of QB Salesmen: Manning, Rodgers, & Brady

DATELINE: Inadvertent Advert Humor

Tom Brady’s opponents make terrible TV commercials.

You know the entire story of Peyton Manning who for years now has moonlighted as a Papa John’s pizza waitress. 236 more words

Politics & Society

Lady Night of Winter

It was getting late, and the wind blew cold as I walked through a snowy garden.  The snow was thick here.  Icicles hung off the trees and leaves looked like flattened hanging ice cubes.  312 more words


The Lord of Song

Ding Dong. Ding Dong. Ding Dong. Ding Dong. The doorbell rang in regular rhythm, striking on the beat and off beat. “Coming!” yelled Tom, rushing to set down the kettle and answer the door. 1,099 more words

Short Story

Everybody Dance Now - Mondays Finish the Story

I am taking part in Mondays Finish the Story, which is a challenge that provides a photo prompt and the opening sentence to your story. 207 more words


In the middle of the night- #reflective #micropoetry

In the middle of the night,
when all and sundry rest supine and tame
there’s a candle staying stoically aflame
steadfast in its effort to illumine bright…

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