Tag Archives: Mai Wei

Confucius and Stallone

Another vignette from the UK’s mainly benign but sometimes barbaric low carbon dictatorship … Sir Heinz Klaxon-Schmitt, Minister of Finance, glanced out of the window of the prime minister’s office.  He looked at the crowd milling in the square below … Continue reading

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The revenge of Greg Gloom, Part 7: The prophecy

As no one came, Mai Wei let himself in through the blue door.  Immediately inside to the left another door: “Mrs Humpish”.  On his right next to a light switch, a piece of paper sellotaped to the wall: “Upstairs for … Continue reading

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The revenge of Greg Gloom, Part 6: The target

Mai Wei woke fresh from a deep and satisfying sleep.  He spent ten minutes doing exercises and showered in luke-warm water.  He took the stairs down to the restaurant for breakfast.  All part of his new regime.  He drank up … Continue reading

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The revenge of Greg Gloom, Part 5: Planning a party.

An enormous, ultra-efficient Dove 7000 gleamed on the runway of Mai Wei Airport outside Beijing.  With seats for two thousand people – the travelling elite – it was the best and latest of Chinese technology.  A dozen of these aerospats … Continue reading

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