Fun with local politics

Inspired by the construction of an incongruous object, this fable explores the arcane workings of imaginary local politics. Inspiré par la construction d’un objet incongru, ce fable explore les arcanes d’une politique locale imaginaire.

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

the fun of local politics

A fable: It’s the height that counts

The pyramidal flying-saucer was perched atop a stout pole that resembled a launching pad.… Read more

Flash Fiction: Sounds of war and peace

The local boys are toying with their guns down at the shooting range, their pot shots echoing like whip cracks off the hills around. They’ve been let out for the first time since the pandemic had them rushing for cover. Overcome by an urge to celebrate, they’re firing off a round or ten.… Read more

Dosh sprouting, the next new thing

Dosh sprouting

Dosh sprouting, the next new thing. After excellent results with wide-scale industrial money laundering, attention has turned to  growing money on a local scale. Here is an improvised attempt at what is being called dosh-sprouting by a forgetful reveller who must have spent the night in the forest.… Read more