SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS

Please enjoy this selection of short stories featuring my recurring comedy characters.

THE TALL TALES OF ANGLESEY HERMAN

His name’s Herman, and he’s from Anglesey. What else is there to know? As it turns out, quite a lot. Three short stories from the official memoir of a remarkable man, or just a collection of incredibly tall tales? You decide.

Anglesey Herman jEREMY VINE LOGO Jeremy Vine and the 10th Commandment

Simmering jealousy leads to Herman to have an argument with his neighbor, Jeremy Vine…over a watering can!

AH1  Of Wolf and Man

Can Herman stop his stomach making strange howling noises or must he endure the embarrassment forever?

ah2  The Endangered Brazilian Beaver

Caught up in the drama of raising money and awareness to save an endangered species, Herman overlooks one vital detail….

TALES FROM MATCHWAY HIGH

Strangeness is part of this secondary school’s curriculum. But who’s weirder – the students or the teachers? Two stories from a developing anthology.

teacher and the toad The Teacher and the Toad

At Matchway High the toads know how to woo, but what happens when a teacher falls head over heels in love with one?

matchway high  The Badger and the Beard

The kids reckon the most interesting thing about boring tech teacher is the badger in his momentous beard…oh how wrong they are!

A QUICK TRIP TO THE END OF EVERYTHING…THEN HOME FOR TEA (OR A JAM SANDWICH)

The Da Vinci Code, Harry Potter, The Hitch-hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. What do these have in common? They’ve all been ripped off more times than Hulk Hogan’s t-shirt. My Hitch-hiker’s rip off is more of a riff off though…I hope! Extracts from the ongoing work are below.

A quicl trip graphic His and hermits

A former jam sandwich encounters the ship’s computer…in the form of a wizened hermit who wants to introduce Ali to his future self. Sounds like it could be an irritating experience…

A quick trip art Cycle for Salvation

A millipede, Cretinous the Third lives up to the family name when he achieves a state of deep meditation…whilst riding a bicycle and becomes determined to be the first being to cycle to God.

A quicl trip graphic P.O.V. of a Jam Sandwich

You think you’ve got problems? At least the highlight of your life isn’t being spread between two slices of bread.