Flash Fiction · prose

Woollies

Thursday, December 6, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Woollies: Noun, informal, chiefly British  A garment made of wool, especially a pullover. "She stretches as she slowly wakes up, but then the world hits her after a lethargic blink and Rosa realises she's woken up again mid-thought. She sighs. Closes her eyes and hopes for sleep, then ends up checking… Continue reading Woollies

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poetry · prose

Plonker

Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Plonker:  Noun, British informal  A stupid or inept person. "Do you remember when first love meant sitting bundled up looking out the bay window and watching the first snowfall of winter, hands tightly clasped together? Do you remember when love was about road trips to nowhere important so long… Continue reading Plonker

poetry · prose

Piss-up

Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Piss-up:  Noun, British vulgar slang A heavy drinking session. "Spoken words quavering as consistently as the drinks I keep pouring like the truth that refuses to spill going and going and going on a shaky intonation belying golden intentions until I am immersed again inside another piss-up moving on… Continue reading Piss-up

poetry

Champers

Friday, June 8, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Champers:  Mass noun, British informal  Champagne. "She takes his hand stepping inside a fantasyland where dreams are dazzling sunshine tucked in a bottle with messages stuffed full little I-love-yous years and years to come; and ocean breezes rock the hammock a particular favourite reading nook or best place for… Continue reading Champers