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Entries from September 21st, 2011

Less Drama?

September 21st, 2011 2 Comments

The retirement party for Walter Wellington is going okay, thinks Wazzer, taking a quick look in. Downstairs, it’s a pre-rugby zoo. Her friend Winona sneaks to her station. “Wazzer, darling! Have my bubbles? I’m not drinking right now!” Reluctantly, Wazzer takes the flute glass (she knows just how little those “bubbles” cost wholesale) and asks, […]

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The Great Cup Battle: Locals vs. Visitors

September 13th, 2011 Comments Off on The Great Cup Battle: Locals vs. Visitors

When Nigel decided that his bar would support Namibia in the Rugby World Cup, on the basis of a maybe-booking from the Namibian team, if they made the finals, there was staff grumbling and eye-rolling. Nigel, no fool, was well aware of it. And who’s laughing now? Despite the naysayers, the “it’ll never work,” the […]

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The Diagnosis

September 8th, 2011 Comments Off on The Diagnosis

“Is it going okay? Being pregnant?” Wazzer eyes her friend Winona, curious for her to show signs of the state that Wazzer herself has carefully avoided all her life. Winona’s not showing anything but glowing happiness so far. “This time around, it’s marvellous. Will’s keeping the smoothies coming, and he’s not allowing me to lift […]

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A Ten-Year Plan

September 6th, 2011 Comments Off on A Ten-Year Plan

Will and Winona find themselves in a renter’s catch-22. Their landlord is hemming and hawing and dragging feet about fixing a problem. Inadvertently, he let drop that he was planning on renovating the flat, and maybe selling it – when they moved out. Will has been in a fever ever since. “So we could, maybe, […]

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Five Of Them

September 1st, 2011 Comments Off on Five Of Them

Part III by guest writer Rhiannon Davies. “WHY DO PEOPLE HAVE SEX IN TOILETS?!” Steve’s voice rang out over the empty bar. Steve was the newest of Perry’s Children, fresh of the boat from old Blighty, and an absolute God when it came to handling a bar. “I don’t know, why DO people have sex […]

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