Stories to read – the black kettle

Short stories to read in the Story Kettle

Stories for adults to read – humorous, absurd, odd and unordinary

Read Xmasboy and robot and Bishop and Bitch! and old girl and tin can

Collections to read – humour and absurd and Tinge and bits and Betty

Welcome to the Story Kettle! Stories to make you laugh, stories to make you cry, more than 600 short stories, crazy stories, love stories, German stories, humorous stories, absurd stories, odd stories, unordinary stories, bits of my life, sister stories all by Michael M Wayman.

Geschichten für Erwachsene fliegen und woanders und Tunnel   Deutch

Christmas is a very important part of our life in the western world and this year I look back at a few happy things at Christmas. I remember:
When I was very little and the very tall tree scraped the front room ceiling. Eating oranges and cracking nuts. Christmas in hospital, too weak to be unhappy; one day the ward was full of children (tonsillectomy very popular then); there was ice cream for all; but I had to say no; that taught me a lot. The wonderful dolls house my Father made for my sister, ready two days after Christmas. The school carol service each year in a different church.
Christkindlesmarkt in Nuremberg, it snowed. Our first roast goose. Lying flat and eating nothing, but we recovered to celebrate New Years Eve. Inviting all the neighbouring children to decorate our tree, they all brought their parents with them. I shall be celebrating quietly and wish

A Very Merry Christmas Everyone!


Stories to read – picture of the moment WHAT'S NEW in the Story Kettle?   always new Offcuts

A Good Read – all the multi-part stories from the Story Kettle

Mrs Tinge With a name like Fiona Ismeralda Tinge what else could she do; she knew the perfect fit for underwear, she could feel it, she always did. She knew two truths about herself, that she was an expert in underwear and that she was...

      Who am I?       tin can       6 POWER STORIES       bits of my life

uplifting AND four ruffles and flourishes AND speak out AND outing

Who am I?   is a good question to ask if you don't know, especially when every day is different, when every day you are in a different place, when every day there are different people, a new time, a new language and you have a new body. You have to ask yourself...   Continue reading...   More excerpts...

They bumped over some railway tracks and entered a strange part of town – big buildings behind high walls. Overhead were high tension cables, electricity crackled through the air. The navigation screen turned blue. An odd voice said: “Location: South China Sea. Emergency. Go for the life boats!”   Continue reading...   More excerpts...


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Geschichten für Erwachsene Deutch

Doch, Heidelberg ist schön! Das romantische Schloss, der Neckar-Fluss, die alten Gebäude, der Thingplatz, die Seilbahn, „The Student Prince“, die Feuerwerke über dem Fluss und Schloss, am besten vom Philosophenweg aus auf dem anderen Flussufer zu sehen; und die amerikanischen Touristen, die fragen „Where is the shlob?“   Weiter lesen...

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