SUPPLY AND DEMAND

'Why the empty shelves?' 'I'm reorganising.' 'No more processed food?' 'Only fruit and vegetables.' 'Meat?' 'No.' 'Chocolate?' 'No.' 'Sweets?' 'No. There is no longer the demand for these things.' 'The health drive?' 'Tackling obesity.' 'I see, uh, you wouldn't happen to know where I could get my hands a few treats, do you?' 'I can't … Continue reading SUPPLY AND DEMAND

NATURAL BEHAVIOUR

Melinda trembled as she dialled the number. She bit her finger nails, holding the 'phone to her ear, praying she would answer. Out the window she watched Indigo and Lake running round the garden. They seemed so happy, but... The voicemail service answered. She swore and hung up, then re-dialled. 'Come on,' she muttered. This … Continue reading NATURAL BEHAVIOUR

THE ELEPHANT’S ARSE

'This, ladies and gentlemen, is the new exhibit I am most proud of.' The group of dignitaries, sponsors and critics gathered round, those at the back craning their necks to get a clearer view. Hans Schiedt was extremely proud of the natural life museum he had been brought in to reinvigorate. The old building had … Continue reading THE ELEPHANT’S ARSE