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 Mistakes and Tracy and Primrose and had and reporter and fumble

Collections to read – Tinge and misc and bits and Betty and granny

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 Tunnel und woanders und Gustav   Deutch

“It hurts.”
“Keep still! Stop moving about.”
“It's all over the place, what a mess.”
“I've looked it up, it's a perianal abscess.”
“Oh, I thought it was a boil on the bottom.”


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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...

bits of my life

Betty was half the size of her sister Henni; and they were the only part of Betty's body that were full-size, more than full-size. But Henni had an idea, Henni took Betty to that shop in the High Street, the outfitters for ladies' apparel...   Continue reading...
four ruffles and flourishes AND Brown Jug AND all night long

I picked up the jug of fresh coffee and saw some woman walk across the hall to my living room. I could hear Blackie's voice, she was talking loudly about rape and violence. The woman opened the living room door. I followed and recognised her.
“Good morning, Mrs Blake! Welcome to...”   Continue reading...   More excerpts...

There was a big bang and a loud thunk and no granny in the bed. I got up to find granny, the light switches did not work. I pushed the circuit breaker, another big bang and no light. I walked through the living room to the kitchen and fell over...   Continue reading...   More excerpts...


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Geschichten für Erwachsene Deutch

Es gäbe eine Kantine bei der Firma, aber Ines würde sie nie finden. So war die Firma – die Firma hieß immer „die Firma“ und was die Firma tut, hat Ines langst vergessen – irgendwas technisches. Komisch war es auch, dass die Hauptkonkurrenz im Gebäude nebenan war, oder mindestens so war es hier in Hessen, und sie hieß (Ihr habt schon geraten) „die Firma nebenan“.
Ines wollte etwas Warmes zum Mittagessen und das macht das 'Eck...   Weiter lesen...

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