How to be British · poetry

Post code

Friday, September 22, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Post code:  Noun BRITISH for zip code.   "Fear teeters on the edge a precarious wobble like pirates getting the boot an embarrassing final walk turned tango as he balances and sways to swan-dive into the icy caverns below.   It's a visceral thing fear-- all smoky and… Continue reading Post code

Fiction · Flash Fiction · How to be British

Get on

Sunday, August 20, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Get on:  Phrasal verb Have a harmonious or friendly relationship. BRITISH phrase for get along. *What's this? Another Fortnight addition?! Indeed it is! It's going to break tradition in terms of order, but I promise it's all relevant. See last post's here: Chips "He's decidedly not smitten with her the first… Continue reading Get on

Fiction · Flash Fiction · How to be British · Language


Thursday, August 3, 2017. Daily Brit Wit.Rubbish: NounBRITISH for trash; material that is considered valueless or unimportant; absurd, nonsensical, or worthless talk or ideas."She loathes cleaning out drawers. All right, perhaps loathes is too strong a verb to describe her displeasure. Then again, she thinks, as she warily holds up a used tea bag by… Continue reading Rubbish