Tag Archives: absurd

Railways were an elaborate hoax

One day Kaitlin met a boy in the pub – they had lots in common including their love of Japanese wood-cuts. He fell in love with her but was unable to say it. To show his feelings without using words … Continue reading

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Cargo vessels filled with adjectives

William sat on a tide of dried punctuation marks. The sea was an encore and the cliffs served as a resting place for his shoulders as he made love to a shipping container. On the ocean, cargo vessels filled with … Continue reading

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Adorable Cuteness

A pangolin was bathing in mud when a film crew arrived to make a record of his adorable cuteness. ‘Clear off,’ he shouted, ‘your anthropormorphism says more about you than it says about me.’ – Benjamin F Jones

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The Spigot: the Origins of Valentine’s Day

The first interpretation of this celebration originates from a small walled city called Luberus. Whilst the city’s defences were being constructed hordes of hungry open countryside armed with brushes and scrubbers roamed outside. To honour the engineers working on the … Continue reading

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A Hypercube and a Klein Bottle

A hypercube and a Klein bottle met at a bar called Minkowski’s. The hypercube drank gin and tapped her corners on the bar when she laughed. The Klein bottle was all curves – he drank whisky straight up but had … Continue reading

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