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Mission to Moscow: Freezing, Huge, Dusty, Singing, and Drinking

A continuous traffic jam, big furious men hunched over their steering wheels, pounding the horns of tiny decrepit cars. At times the air is rancid with exhaust....

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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....

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Lasagne man

Having found myself back in the world of being a singleton again at the age of 35 I decided to give this online dating game a go. ...

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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.