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RATS: Why They Are Awesome and Why Stereotypes About Them Are Wrong
For those of you who are eagle eyed you may have noticed that my avatar image is a picture of rattus rattus; AKA the common rat. It is, in fact, a photo of some of my own rats altered through a pop art filter. I chose the picture because I. Love. Rats. There, I said it. Now I’m sure most of you will cringe as your mind conjures imagery of disgusting giant sewer rats terrorising family homes and dragging babies from their cribs. Whilst that really is a thing (yes, really!), I am not talking about feral street rats, I am talking about domesticated pet rats or ‘fancy’ rats.
TELEPORTATION By Joshua Johns Tommy couldn’t stand Lincoln Wozol. Ever since the first day of preschool Tommy knew that kid was no good and spending the last seven years of primary school together had done nothing to improve his opinion of master Wozol. Lincoln was a bully and a liar. He had never bullied Tommy personally but Tommy often saw Lincoln harassing other kids-smaller, weaker and younger ones. It was always someone who would never stand up for themselves.
It wasn’t that Dave Greaves wasn’t attracted to his fiancée Lexi. In fact quite the opposite; his physical attraction to her was one of the main reasons she was his fiancée. It was just that their schedules never lined up any more. Lexi had been taking all the extra dusk ‘til dawn shifts at the nursing home; Dave worked days. When they did get time together they were so exhausted that sex was almost always out of the question. They only had to endure the somewhat forced celibacy for another 3 months then they would be married and they would no longer have to slog their guts out at work to afford the “dream wedding”. Then there will be a honeymoon and all the sex they can both handle.
Catch Of The Day
CATCH OF THE DAY BY JOSHUA JOHNS Nick didn’t realise he had been staring at the thing for almost half an hour. For close to 30 minutes he had stood frozen; eyes fixated on the thing in the rat trap. If he had blinked during that time he didn’t remembered doing it. In his left hand he clutched a digital camera. On it was over one hundred pictures of the rat trap, but in each of them, the rat trap was empty. When Nick looked at it with his eyes, however, it definitely contained something...