poetry · prose

Argy-bargy

Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Argy-bargy:  Noun, mass noun, informal, chiefly British  Noisy quarreling or wrangling; a lively discussion. "He pulls my hair like we're back to being seven and five such a nasty older brother always looking for a fight dragging me his good little sister into argy-bargies like Mum raised two hellions instead… Continue reading Argy-bargy

Flash Fiction · How to be British

Plummy

Saturday, January 27, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Plummy:  Adjective, informal  (Of a person's voice) having an accent thought typical of English upper classes. Or Choice; highly desirable. Welcome back to part 2 of 3 in The Corner Haunting. Missed yesterday's? Find it right here.    "Since I gave in to going into the haunted house, I automatically… Continue reading Plummy

Fiction · Flash Fiction · How to be British · Language · mini stories

Kaira’s Sonata No. 1 in B-flat Minor

"The voices bleed in and out, nothing but nonsense and garbling lark, and she's conscious of only this. She couldn't even be an agony uncle to pain and turmoil: perhaps she's numb to it? But wait--why should she be in pain? Something's happened, she's certain of it. She has no interest investigating the peculiar circumstances,… Continue reading Kaira’s Sonata No. 1 in B-flat Minor

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Maths

Sunday, July 16, 2017. Daily Brit Wit.Maths:Plural nounMathematics.*Welcome to the fourth installment of the Pasha series. Check out Do a runner if you haven't already!"He loathes waiting. Any patience he had built up over some three-plus decades evaporates like a greenhouse effect; only, the spare energy heats up his blood pressure. Pasha's tired.His parents are encouraging him… Continue reading Maths