Archive for April, 2017


Saturday, April 29th, 2017

The young man was sixteen years old and owned a rather aged Royal Enfield Ensign motorcycle. It was 1963 and the bike, which had been manufactured ten or maybe fifteen years earlier, was a 150 cc two stroke. One evening he was sitting on the rather unimpressive machine, outside a pub called the Elm Park […]


Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

The young woman was duo for an interview at U.C.L. so she asked her father if he would go with her, at least as far as the university gates. He agreed and, as it was during the school holidays, he decided to take her fourteen year old brother. The three intrepid travellers arrived at the […]


Saturday, April 15th, 2017

The young boy was on holiday with his parents. They were camping. A popular pastimes in the nineteen fifties. This year they were at Durdle Door, in an, apparently, endless field on top of the cliffs, just above the Door itself. The weather was quite good, for a British summer, and the child was having […]

The Fossil

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

The man, his wife, daughter and son were on holiday in Wales. That is South Wales, Merthyr Tydfil to be precise, they were visiting the mans cousin and discussing fossils. “Fossils? The cousins husband asked, “there’s plenty of those near here.” The family exchanged looks of extreme interest and after a rather short and excited […]


Saturday, April 1st, 2017

The family had been chatting happily when it occurred to the young lady to ask a question vaguely related to the conversation. She looked at her father, smiled, in a very mischevious fashion. “Dad?” she asked, “have you ever been kissed by a man?” He raised his eyebrows and stared at the ceiling for a […]