For those of you regular Duckrabbit visitors who’ve been there, done that, got the t-shirt, and probably shave (legs or faces), here’s a post for your children………this is definitely SFW. I encounter and capture all sorts of unusual scenes, and then use them to make up little tales to entertain my wee boy; he likes this one……….


Shuna House © John MacPherson

The little people decided to take revenge on the big people for all the terrible things they had done.

The things they did to the world, to the other big people and to all the little people too.

So one day the little people brought their cannon to the castle that the big people had built.

The big people looked at them and laughed mockingly, shouting: “HO! You are only little people. With little hearts!”

And the little people just smiled as they lined up their cannon and FIRED! and FIRED! and FIRED!
…..until the castle and all about it lay in ruins.

They took their revenge on the big people. Revenge for all the terror they had wrought upon them, and upon others.

Their little-people-trick had been a simple one…..it was only a toy cannon…….but they did not tell the big people that……..

  • Dave White

    There’s no need to kill a Volvo like that.

  • The crumple zones were no match for the onslaught they encountered. Sad, but true.

    • Dave White

      Damn that cannon..

  • Last time I heard that phrase it was spelled ‘canon’ ………..

John MacPherson was born and lives in the Scottish Highlands. He trained as a welder in the Glasgow shipyards, before completing an apprenticeship as a carpenter, and then qualified as a Social Worker in Disability Services. Along the way he has cooked on canal barges, trained as an Alpine Ski Leader & worked as an Instructor for Skiers with disabilities, been a canoe instructor, and tutor of night classes in carpentry, stained glass design and manufacture, and archery. He has travelled extensively on various continents, undertaking solo trips by bicycle, or motorcycle. He has had narrow escapes from an ambush by terrorists, been hit by lightning, caught in an erupting volcano, trapped in a mobile home by a tornado, kidnapped by a dog's hairdresser, rammed by a basking shark and was once bitten by a wild otter. He has combined all this with professional photography, which he has practised for over 35 years. He teaches photography and acts as a photography guide & tutor in the UK and abroad. His biggest challenge is keeping his 27 year old Land Rover 110 on the road. He loves telling and hearing stories.

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