Monday journal – 29 December 2020

Well, Christmas has come and gone for another year. This leaves us 2021 to look forward to, and let's hope it is better than 2020! Anyway, I had a fantastic day and some great food! I hope everybody else had a good time, despite everything going on in the world at the moment. As you [...]


In creeps the night

Just in time for the holidays...make it a creepy Christmas with the new edition of In Creeps the Night brought to you by BHC Press. Featuring 50 tales from 50 authors, including 8 brand new tales. Get your creep on this Christmas! Amazon Link: this is an amazing book that fans of flash fiction [...]

250 McDonald’s customers pay for strangers’ meals in Christmas pay-it-forward chain – ITV News

I think this is a fantastic gesture that just about sums up the way we should all behave when it comes to this season. I am left wondering if a chain night this could ever be started in the UK… I am just not sure. Maybe we need to start an experiment… A generous gesture [...]

Erect lights

I thought I would have a go at what is described as the best Christmas flash fiction challenge ever. You went to a site that generated random titles, and I got erect lights. As my mind is permanently in the gutter, you will not be surprised by the story that I came up with! Without [...]

Season’s Grim Things – greetings cards by Jamie Noble Frier — Kickstarter

If you are looking for something different to send out this Christmas, then I would recommend backing this project. It is ideal for somebody like me who cannot stand the thought of some kind of traditional happy Christmas. Yes, I am sick of all the adverts already… So thought I would join in 🙂