Competition

The law is an ass

2 June 2016 1:00 pm

In Competition No. 2950 you were invited to propose a new and ludicrous piece of legislation along with a justification…

Drinking partner

28 May 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2949 you were invited to submit a poem about sharing a drink with a famous writer. I…

Drinking partner

26 May 2016 1:00 pm

In Competition No. 2949 you were invited to submit a poem about sharing a drink with a famous writer. I…

Wild thing

21 May 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2948 you were invited to step into the skin of a species of your choice and provide…

Wild thing

19 May 2016 1:00 pm

In Competition No. 2948 you were invited to step into the skin of a species of your choice and provide…

Olden but golden

14 May 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2947 you were asked to submit a poem in praise of old age. Old age gets a…

Olden but golden

12 May 2016 1:00 pm

In Competition No. 2947 you were asked to submit a poem in praise of old age. Old age gets a…

Post mortem

7 May 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2946 you were invited to supply a verse obituary of a well-known person who has died in…

Post mortem

5 May 2016 1:00 pm

In Competition No. 2946 you were invited to supply a verse obituary of a well-known person who has died in…

Exit strategy

30 April 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2945 you were invited to suggest remarks guaranteed to get rid of a guest who is outstaying…

Exit strategy

28 April 2016 1:00 pm

In Competition No. 2945 you were invited to suggest remarks guaranteed to get rid of a guest who is outstaying…

Much ado about nothing?

23 April 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2944 you were invited to imagine what characters from Shakespeare’s plays would have made of this year’s…

Much ado about nothing?

21 April 2016 1:00 pm

In Competition No. 2944 you were invited to imagine what characters from Shakespeare’s plays would have made of this year’s…

Mismatch

16 April 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2943 you were invited to submit a review of a well-known work of literature that has been…

Mismatch

14 April 2016 1:00 pm

In Competition No. 2943 you were invited to submit a review of a well-known work of literature that has been…

Gender reassignment

9 April 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2942 you were invited to submit a rhyme incorporating the lines ‘What are little girls made of?’…

Gender reassignment

7 April 2016 1:00 pm

In Competition No. 2942 you were invited to submit a rhyme incorporating the lines ‘What are little girls made of?’…

Short story

2 April 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2941 you were invited to supply a short story entitled ‘Diary of a Superfluous Man’. Turgenev’s Tchulkaturin;…

Short story

31 March 2016 2:00 pm

In Competition No. 2941 you were invited to supply a short story entitled ‘Diary of a Superfluous Man’. Turgenev’s Tchulkaturin;…

Seuss talk

26 March 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2940 you were invited to supply Dr Seuss’s take on the US presidential race. Given his taste…

Seuss talk

23 March 2016 3:00 pm

In Competition No. 2940 you were invited to supply Dr Seuss’s take on the US presidential race. Given his taste…

Preposterous pet

19 March 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2939 you were invited to submit a poem about a famous person and an unlikely pet. There’s…

Preposterous pet

17 March 2016 3:00 pm

In Competition No. 2939 you were invited to submit a poem about a famous person and an unlikely pet. There’s…

Gray matter

12 March 2016 9:00 am

In Competition No. 2938, to mark the tercentenary of Thomas Gray’s birth, you were invited to submit an ‘Elegy on…

Gray matter

10 March 2016 3:00 pm

In Competition No. 2938, to mark the tercentenary of Thomas Gray’s birth, you were invited to submit an ‘Elegy on…