Monkey Business – Part I

  Antonio was enjoying a cup of tea and some rare winter sunshine as it gently warmed him through the glass of Agar Hall’s conservatory. He was feeling rather self-congratulatory; it really was quite a clever idea he’d had. And, with help from a good bottle of single malt, getting Rabbie’s agreement had been a Read More…

The Queen’s Speech – Love

This year one is speaking to you from Agar Hall where, due largely to one’s love and generosity, numerous retired service personnel are enjoying a jolly good knees-up of a Christmas. And, later today, one will be lovingly distributing toys to the children of Grecondale, since one has observed that they are generally less fortunate Read More…

Troubles in the Ultra Modern

  “I’m so sorry, it simply cannot be,” said Percy with a look of pure anguish, “you see, I found out from my consultant today… that..,” her lips quivered a little but then, with a stoic look, she continued, “I’m afraid I only have a few weeks to live.” She looked away sadly and her eyes Read More…

Excitement in Agar Hall – Part III

Continued… Ah ha! Caught red-handed! Pushed to breaking point by his wife’s obvious distress, which could be heard emanating clearly from the bedroom at increasingly regular intervals now, Rabbie was about to help himself to a wee dram ‘just to take the edge off’. “Stop right there young man!” Ophelia said firmly, secretly relishing the Read More…

Excitement in Agar Hall – Part II

Continued… Leaving the garrulous grannies to their reminiscing, Ophelia ascended the stairs in search of the drinks cabinet. As she did so, she heard raucous shouting coming from one of the rooms above her. Unbeknownst to Ophelia, there was considerably more than music going on in the music room. In fact, there was no music Read More…