Featured Stories of the Week

The Worst Insult to Chinese Tea

As we were in China, I was determined to buy tea. We veered down a side street and wandered past dry cleaners and nail bars....

Juilet W
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You Had Just One Job

It’s sunny. It’s party time. For 4 year olds. It’s 1998. My sister is turning 4. The party is being held in a huge park near our house....

Nick O'Connell
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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....

Rohan Doherty
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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.