Babooshka – (Song Lyric Sunday)

I’ve chosen Babooshka for my song lyric this Sunday. I bought the amazing Kate Bush album Never Forever when it was launched in 1980. I was on a Debenham’s store […]

Fishy – (6WSP #65)

Kitchen smells fishy – twas yesterday’s supper! (Six-Word Story) Post inspired by Shweta’s Six Word Story Prompt #65 – Fishy. Please click through for the rules if you, too, would […]

Wax – (Six Sentence Story #134)

Heyho! It turned out that the elusive first edition, signed Asimov Foundation Series novels were with, Malcolm, our first cousin on Dad’s side of the family. It came to light […]

Torture – (One-Liner Wednesday)

“Bad music forced on a child is abuse because it invariably forms that child´s taste in music.” (Cory Taylor, Slipknot) Post inspired by Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday – torture without pain. […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #421)

I’ve broken the blog block. Yay! Actually I mean podcast but it doesn’t alliterate. The last one was recorded three months ago; before I had my hand operated on. I […]

Fridge? – (6WSP #64)

Can’t remember why … Just going crazy! (Six-Word Story) Post inspired by Shweta’s Six Word Story Prompt #64. Please do click through if you, too, would like to join in.

Clip – (Six-Sentence Story #133)

The old clothes we had donned to clear out the loft were now stiff with blood, sweat and tears; any more grime would have had them running off by themselves, […]

Brain – (One-liner Wednesday)

“If you’re too open-minded; your brains will fall out.” (Quote – Lawrence Ferlinghetti) Post inspired by Linda G Hill’s One-Liner-Wednesday . Click through for the rules if you, too, would […]

Facing the Future with Caroline Brewer

“It’s life, Jim, but not as we know it!”  In the last nine months, our sense of leadership, motivation and resilience has been tested to the limit.  In this podcast […]

The Scars – (Weekly Haiku Prompt)

It takes time to heal, There is no gain without pain – Recall the first time! Massage the swelling and scars, Day by day they’ll fade away. (Tanka) Tanka inspired […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #414)

Finally, the weather vane stopped whizzing round on its pole. For the last couple of weeks we’ve suffered the tail end of Hurricane Zeta followed immediately by Storm Aiden, so […]

Bequeath – (Weekend Writing Prompt #182)

Sadly, Dad’s bequest to Alec. the Asimov’s Foundation Series, was a challenging find. The old clothes we’d donned to clear out the loft were now stiff with blood, sweat and […]

Love You Till Tuesday – (Song Lyric Sunday)

The critics of Record Retailer, Record Mirror and Melody Maker all praised the single. In a column reviewing recently released singles, Bowie influence Syd Barrett told Melody Maker in May 1967, “Yeah, it’s a joke number. Jokes are good […]

Stars – (6WSP #63)

Proposed beneath the Snowy Mountain stars … (Six-Word Story) Post inspired by Shweta’s Six Word Story Prompt – Stars. Click through for the rules, if you, too, would like to join […]

On Contempt – (One-Liner Wednesday)

“People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.” (Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird) Post inspired by Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday. Cortisol shot day. Click through […]

Frost – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #330)

The crunch neath feet makes … It easy to fall in love – With a cold, crisp frost. (Haiku) Haiku inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Prompt #330 – Cold & […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #407)

I have been randomly blogging for many years, and had the remarkable readership of 38 ‘avid’ followers! As a Toastmaster, I’d often thought blogging would help me build confidence in […]

Dinner – (6WSP #62)

Can’t wring Gobbles; no dinner tonight! (Six-Word Micro-Story) Post inspired by Shweta’s Six Word Story Prompt – Dinner. Click through for thee rules, if you, too, would like to join […]

Oh la la! (One-Liner Wednesday)

“I’ve lost my place and now it can’t be found” (Scissor Sisters Lyrics) Linking back to Song Lyric Sunday, a previous post just cos I so love this line! Post […]

Squally – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #329)

Tis wet and squally, The winter rose now in bloom – Dances in that wind. (Haiku) Haiku inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Prompt #329 – Bloom & Wet. Follow the […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #400)

I am going to be open about this week’s smile challenge. Try as I might, it’s taken some time to find something worth sharing. Last week, was a mix of […]

Occult Vault – (Weekly Decima Prompt)

Kismet, fluke, chance, luck or karma, Maybe it’s destiny or fate? On the occult or mystic state, To excuse all of life’s drama, That knocks off kilter, our dharma. Tis […]

Tragedy & Titters – (Song Lyric Sunday)

Scissor Sisters’ music can be generally described as a mixture of glam rock, disco and alternative music. The band has been compared to ABBA, the Bee Gees, Blondie, KC and the Sunshine Band, Duran Duran. “The […]