Further classified ads created during the Strange Soiree – part of 2017’s Stroud Book Festival
A Myrtle Turdle was mislaid over 100 years ago but sadly missed by nobody. It has been researched (sometimes) and Fossils of its sweat have been documented in the museum!!! If found, well…. Arc-The-Ologist
Wiped tears accompanied by distant guilt. Must be genuine find.
Lindreygood demon child is missing. Has skin of grey, its eyes seem shut for reasons that shall remain unknown for the safety of the island. If found, give it a shiny object and report where it is to Scarlet Mandle in Mandle’s Home for Strange Creatures.
Pot of colours containing a sparkling rainbow that erupts when caught by a smile. Must not be opened after dusk. Otherwise will be leapt up by darkness forever.
All of my dustcats have escaped before I had a chance to sell them. If someone could return them to me, I would be most grateful. Walden Pond Frog.
One Diaphanous Eagle (rare) answers to the name of ‘Shadow’ ironically.
Lost – spleen. Great sentimental (and physiological) value. Greatly missed.
Lost: My purple, four legged baby. Last seen catching flies outside the cafeteria. I was inside, imbibing a fairy. Bebagoozing was wearing a hideous pink jumpsuit, his choice. He was rather wonderful bat-like ears and a tongue of extraordinary retractable length. Contact Flozmiz.
Lost: The end of my knitting.
A shrieking armchair with a smell of ghostly camembert cheese.
3 bad jokes, 6 farts in a jar, 10 sneezes and a feather.
Found – a spleen – recently vented. If you have lost yours please enquire at The Squid and Teapot.
One portion of tentacle – slightly singed – prone to twitching on Wednesdays. Musty colour, please re-unite.
A sack of pot holes. Very nearly new, I would guess.
Foundered Hopes. (All is lost)
Found: A small clump of demon weed, each stem contains wispy mouths requesting that it be smoked. Bring paper, glue, thick gloves, scissors and a sense of humour to The Squid and Teapot tomorrow at 8pm.
Found: Part of a shadowcat – still alive, shaped like part of a shadowcat. Please take it from me!!!
Amalgam fillings: 10yrs old at least please.
Swindling sticks – extendable preferred.
A bozo for the scuttle. Consider it as a gift. JK
A goat, or goatlike creature. Must respond to verbal commands.
People will to join a ‘hive’ and embark on a community capable of collective intelligence. All food and lodgings are supplied. No money is involved, buy you will enjoy the part you will play in the hive mind which will be capable of the most amazing acts of human achievement and selflessness.
Final line to a limerick – must rhyme with Alan.
Lift wanted to The Pebble, 13 past Tuesday. No wheels or slow coaches please. If return trip likely please turn around. Box No J.
A woman/man/being that has: crazy ideas that perplex me. Humour that’s not fudged but has an edge of ice. Eyes that sparkle and glow in the night. Extra toes on both feet. A heat carton of strawberry macaroon. A desire to dress colourfully inside out.