Laurie Brady / Pursuit: Humorous Stories
Recollecting school escapades, ridding a house of lust, a practical joke misfiring, dealing with a boy’s swearing, a talking dog, a woman’s take on the Odysseus legend, dogged self-centredness, a suspect solution to the world’s problems, bizarre seductions, an afterlife wish granted, a jinxed lover pursuing his beloved…
Claire Laishley / Did You Know We Had a Screen Door?
Many of us have envied couples who pack up and set off on the ultimate road trip - but not everyone! Due to a sad history of car travel in her youth, the author is less than enthusiastic when her husband suggests they do the same. Things do start to look up, however, when they sign up to hire a Winnebago, the Rolls Royce of motor homes. But once on their way, they are naive about the pitfalls of driving something resembling a removalist’s van around the countryside. This is a hilarious account of their experience.
Betty McKenzie-Tubb / Meanderings
‘Betty’s musings are hugely entertaining. They range from the sublime to the ridiculous. These bright rays of self-deprecating wit embrace perceptive observations of our mixed-up world.’ - Jen Gibson