Category Archives: Nonsense

Captain Tom

Captain Tom He raised thirty million for the NHS, Walking round his garden in his Sunday best. With a spring in his step and a song in the charts, He lit up the lockdown And won our hearts. He found … Continue reading

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A deadly virus sweeps the world, forcing many into lockdown. The lives of ordinary people are changed forever. At times irreverent, at times absurd, at times sombre, but at all times Coronaverse is an honest (okay, harebrained) attempt to find … Continue reading

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When I get bored in lockdown, And feel my patience ebb, I gossip with a spider I discovered on the web. I try to do some yoga (But cannot cross my legs), Make castles out of loo rolls, Draw faces … Continue reading

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Lockdown Blues

I’ve been buying only essentials And obeying the government rules. I’ve been doing the clapping for carers And plenty of video calls. I’ve run out of pasta and loo rolls And queued at the chemist for meds. I’ve done quizzes … Continue reading

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Multiverse is a volume of nonsense verse with themes ranging from cosmology and philosophical questions about the nature of the universe… to mince pies and listening for worms. If you were a clownfish, swimming languidly and contentedly amongst the anemones … Continue reading

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Free ebook!

What would happen if aliens discovered the Voyager space probe? The ebook version of ‘Through The Wormhole, Literally’ is currently available FREE from Smashwords. Use the code SW79C at checkout (offer good throughout August 2019)… The Voyager 1 space probe … Continue reading

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The Moon Pigeon (audiobook sample)

The Moon Pigeon One giant hop for pigeonkind! Available Now…. on Audible, Amazon and iTunes! A curious incident occurred during the 1969 Apollo 10 moon mission. A white object, later dubbed a ‘moon pigeon’, was filmed moving above the moon’s … Continue reading

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Win a Copy of Could Have Been Verse

Could Have Been Verse is a book of nonsense. This stuff isn’t rare. It’s certainly not well done. And to call it poetry would be an insult to the medium. Click here for a chance to win a FREE copy … Continue reading

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Smashwords Free Ebooks

A series of humorous books, based on what might happen following the discovery of one of the Voyager golden records by extraterrestrials in outer space, is now available as part of Smashwords’ 10th annual Smashwords Read an Ebook Sale. From … Continue reading

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My cousin is a fungi

According to the phylogenetic tree, the groups most closely related to animals are slime moulds and fungi. We share about 30 percent of our DNA with mushrooms and toadstools, far more than we share with plants! Well, how can it … Continue reading

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