Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Prompt image for the Fandango's Flash Fiction prompt

For Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge #145, where we write about the image below from Jessica Gale at

A picture containing grass, outdoor, nature, smoke

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Justine was flustered. The newest – and youngest – member of the board, she was already fed up. But for this meeting, the new Head of Customer Relations had been tempted to pull a sickie today. As it was, she sat, seemingly in a daydream, but actually reflecting on how to fight the latest fire, when the grossly overweight chairman rose unsteadily to his feet.

“Gentlemen. And lady.” He added poignantly, as if it was not already clear that Justine was the only woman in the room. She fiddled awkwardly with her pearl necklace, which contrasted well with her deep rouge trouser suit. “Item next”, he began. “Staff Absenteeism.”

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The Monday Groan

A vegetable
Went camping down in Belgium.
Was a Brussels scout

Making you groan… any day of the week!


Photograph of a Koala bear

inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of 22 November 2021, skyline.

For the planet he cared not a jot,
Earth on fire as the weather grew hot,
As the skyline glowed red,
And the wildlife fell, dead,
He would smile and say, “Hi there, I’m Scott”.

Sorry, I like to keep these things light but could not resist today. I’ll post a smile later.

Prompt image for the Fandango One Word Challenge prompt

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