The Empathy of Aliens – A multiple Word Prompt Story.

I wrote this story back in July 2018. So much has happened since!

I hope you enjoy this story.

Declaration, freedom, fireworks




FOWC with Fandango — Fireworks


The Empathy of Aliens

‘When did it all go wrong?’ General Anderson asked herself. 

‘We started off trying to defend our freedom and independence but somehow along the way we have lost ourselves.’

She didn’t voice those concerns out loud. She was sitting at a desk and opposite her was a representative of the enemy. This alien species that had come from nowhere to take over the earth, or reclaim it, so they said. They were tall and willowy with huge heads and pointed craniums. They claimed to have come to earth 6000 years before and had taught the earthlings about agriculture, farming, irrigation and how to build great monuments. They claimed to have taught the Mayans, the Egyptians and other ancient civilisations all their secrets. 

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Bonfire Night


Remember, Remember, the Fifth of November

The Gunpowder, Treason and Plot.

I see no reason why Gunpowder treason,

should ever be forgot.

Traditional Bonfire night poem.


If you want to read about Guy Fawkes and his plot to blow up the houses of parliament, click on this link below.


Although Bonfire night is actually on the 5th, because that is a Monday and it’s isn’t a Bank Holiday/Public holiday, it is usually celebrated on the nearest Saturday, Today.

Although we often have to endure fireworks for the next couple of weeks, much to the pets terror and anguish. Many pet dogs and cats are traumatised by loud bangs and fireworks and so it is a terrible time for them. Thankfully my chickens seem to be oblivious.