Tag Archives: Old age

Short Story: You’re Fired!

‘I’m afraid we’re going to have to let you go,’ said Mr Blowhard. ‘What?’ cried the Captain. ‘You’re firing me?’ ‘You mustn’t think of it like that,’ said Mr Blowhard, trying to look kind. This didn’t come naturally to him, … Continue reading

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The Old and the New

Well, I’ve made it through to the spring, just like Annabelle said I would. But don’t let anyone tell you old age is a golden age . There’s precious little that’s golden about it, as far as I can see. … Continue reading

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Things I’ll Never Say When I’m Old Part 2: Millie’s List

“I’m getting too slow for zoomies on the beach.” “Why chase rabbits when we get perfectly good meals at home?” “These young bitches can be so unladylike.” “In my day we only got leftovers to eat.” “Since when did dogs … Continue reading

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Message from Annabelle: Things I’ll Never Say When I’m Old

If you ever hear me saying any of these things, please feel free to kick my ass: “I’m *****-****!” (*Whatever massive age I am, announced proudly, with a flourish) “When you get to my age, all you do is go … Continue reading

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