How to be British · Flash Fiction


Friday, November 24, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Layabout:  Noun, derogatory A person who habitually does little to no work. "The notes trickle around her, soft and secretive, of Debussy's Clair de Lune, a calming melody encasing her here at the piano bench with the only thoughts hitting the correct note. Nothing doubtful or sinister creeps in, knocking at… Continue reading Layabout



Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Pawky:  Adjective, chiefly Scottish and Northern English  Having or showing a sardonic sense of humour; cunning; sly.   "The sky explodes a brilliant supernova of technicolour and pure light captivating and mesmerising calling out to bring the wanderers back home.   As our galaxy explodes, shining spots amidst the… Continue reading Pawky



Monday, November 20, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Mould:  Noun and verb BRITISH for mold.   "One day I looked over at you and I knew: this is it-- life spent hands twined together like ribbons lacing up a tree trunk, pearl and amethyst, a marriage of minds, of bodies, of happily-ever-after, especially the days in… Continue reading Mould