Featured Stories of the Week

Triple check flight bookings...

Here's a laugh. Up at 4am to get ready and head to Glasgow Airport to get a 7am flight to Gatwick. I was connecting with a flight to Cyprus where I'll be working for 4 months, exciting times, place I'm going looks amazing. So all was well until I tried to check in (6th July), "Sir, do you realise t

Liam Fleming
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Rattus rattus

Last summer we had a massive rat problem in our yard. They'd eaten through an entire bag of grass seed in the garden shed, as well as snail pellets, cardboard boxes and rags. The ultimate insult came when the perpetrator shimmied up our quilted BBQ cover, squeezed himself between the roasting hood

Karen Charlton
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Moving House

The family and I decided it was time for a "tree change", sell up and get out of town to the fresh air of the country.

That decision was easy, this was the first time however I had made a significant move now that I had kids, I'd moved around and travelled a bit when I was young and single but

Rohan Doherty
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By Location

Why is it called bytestories?

This is a place for "byte-sized" stories and there is a 1500 character (about 250 words) limit for two main reasons. Firstly, we want you to know that "War and Peace" isn't required to leave your mark. Secondly, it takes about 2 minutes to read each story meaning you can head here whenever you want a quick (and entertaining) read.