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Written in the early days of kangaroo meat farming. Based loosely on an unsolved true murder, I've provided a possible solution. Read More
A black comedy/fantasy/horror story using Aboriginal Dream-Time mythology to recreate the Halloween myth to create an Australian Halloween tale (since we don't have Halloween in this country). Read More
A black comedy/fantasy/horror story using Aboriginal Dream-Time mythology to recreate the Halloween myth to create an Australian Halloween tale (since we don't have Halloween in this country). Read More
A black comedy/fantasy/horror story using Aboriginal Dream-Time mythology to recreate the Halloween myth to create an Australian Halloween tale (since we don't have Halloween in this country). Read More
Another of my Smith/Bennett/Mayron unemployment stories. Read More
Perhaps the best off my Smith/Bennett/Mayron unemployment stories. Read More
A comedy ghost story, inspired by writings of O.Henry. Read More

Short Story / Humor

January 01, 2011

Reads: 161

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The third of my Timbo/Manza cat comedies. Read More

Short Story / Humor

December 31, 2010

Reads: 229

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The first of two sequels to the story Timbo. Read More

Short Story / Humor

December 31, 2010

Reads: 152

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Comedy story based on the adventures of a cat I owned in the 1980/90s. Read More

Reads: 224

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Humorous story about a practical joker who can't take it when the joke is on the other foot. Read More

Reads: 349

Shelves: 1

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Short story about the humour of a dog named Charley Barley Read More
About the inane psuedo-English papersellers talk! Read More
Another humorous adventure based on the mad antics of my father. Read More
Based loosely upon a true incident with my father, who had this gross habit of spitting great gobs out of the car window as he drove along. Read More

Reads: 155

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Edna is a retired econimist who finds her work qualifications still help out of the age pension. Read More
Humorous look for the fictitious "true" Australian. Inspired by the writings of O.Henry. Read More

Short Story / Humor

December 24, 2010

Reads: 133

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Excerpted from a longer short story which no longer exists. A humorous look at a derelict (aka hobo, aka wino). Read More

Reads: 222

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

One of a number of slightly cute comedies I wrote in the early 1990s. Read More
Out of order; this is the story where Jack Smith gets laid off from his job. Read More
Jack Smith learns some harsh realities when applying for a job. Read More
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