English short story – Thought Showers

Thought Showers
by Patrick O’Connor

THE boardroom was silent apart from the slurpy sound of Barnaby devouring his breakfast.

“Do you want that sausage?” asked John.


Football Diary – Fickle Creatures

FOOTBALL fans are fickle creatures and this was clearly illustrated over the weekend when both Manchester clubs secured wins to leave them in the top two spots in the Premier League.

It is only a few seeks since Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney and Manchester City’s Carlos Tevez were expressing dissatisfaction with their current employers and seeking pastures new.


Microsoft Acquires Christmas

NORTH POLE (API) – Microsoft announced an agreement with Santa Claus Industries to acquire Christmas at a press conference held via satellite from Santa’s estate somewhere in the southern hemisphere. In the deal, Microsoft would gain exclusive rights to Christmas, reindeer, and other unspecified inventions. In addition, Microsoft will gain access to millions of households […]