Tag Archives: comedy

  1. Ghost Films: The Ghost Goes West

    13 September, 2022 by katelaity

    My students are enjoying RenĂ© Clair’s I Married a Witch this week, so I was looking around for other Clair …
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  2. Absolute Twaddle: Spectre or Rector?

    12 April, 2022 by katelaity

    Spectre or Rector? Are you a ghost or are you a spectre? Do you instruct or merely hector? Is your …
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  3. Absolute Twaddle: Spirits

    1 March, 2022 by katelaity

    SPIRITS SURROUND US Hush–do you not hear? Spirits gather near. Some might mean us harm, Though others employ charm. Time …
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  4. Absolute Twaddle: Give Me Gothic

    8 February, 2022 by katelaity

    GIVE ME GOTHIC Give me Gothic, give me darkness, Give me ghosts that wail for love. Give me spooky rustic …
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  5. Absolute Twaddle: Fairy Book Club


    11 January, 2022 by katelaity

    FAIRY BOOK CLUB For advice on readings airy, Always ask a fairy. For recommendations from a satyr, Your caution must …
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  6. Absolute Twaddle: Mistletoe

    21 December, 2021 by katelaity

    THE MISTLETOE High over your head grows a green witches’ broom — A parasite they say, tho’ loved by bride …
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  7. Absolute Twaddle: Mary’s Ghost

    12 October, 2021 by katelaity

    Mary’s Ghost: A Pathetic Ballad No, don’t mind me at all; Just a little haunting for you. You don’t have …
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  8. Squid Tango

    21 September, 2021 by katelaity

    SQUID TANGO ‘Take care with my tentacles!’ the squid wheezed But the whale was in a muddle and didn’t realise …
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  9. A Christmas Fancy

    24 December, 2019 by katelaity

    Nobody’s Baby When humour packs its bags To travel from here to there — Whether through time or space Or …
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  10. Interlude: On Ben Nevis

    19 March, 2019 by katelaity

    ON BEN NEVIS Montmortency Reginald Brown Went up when he meant to go down. He climbed to the peak And …
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