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Cowboy Trucking Inc

August 20, 2014 55 comments

Unbelievably, it’s Wednesday again and you know what that means, don’t you? Yes, that’s right, it’s time for Friday Fictioneers!

100 or so of us write 100 or so words in response to a photo prompt, which has been contributed this week by Roger Bultot. As always, the talented Rochelle is at the helm.

My story last week was a bit grim, so here’s some mindless dialogue for you. Coincidentally, this ties in quite well with my post yesterday all about driverless cars. In this case, however, instead of having no steering wheel, this little lorry appears to have two of the things! What’s that all about?!

To read this week’s other stories click on the little blue chap below, whom I like to call Bracken.


Copyright Roger Bultot

“What’s with the foliage?”

“It’s decoration.”

“It’s not, though, is it?”

“We drove through a hedge.”


“At a junction, Bill turned left and I turned right. The lorry went straight on. It’s these stupid dual steering wheels.”

“Any comeback?”

“Nah. Hedge owner was standing right in the way. He won’t be making any complaints. Splat. Har har.”

Every cloud an’ all that. Clean the lorry up then. I’ve gotta go help out Jeff and Steve.”

“What’s up there?”

“Jeff turned left and Steve turned right. Ended up in the harbour.”

“Any comeback?”

“Nah, harbour master was standing right in the way. Har har.”

Every cloud an’ all that…”