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Politics – (One-Liner Wed + Blogtober)

“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.” (Ernest Benn) Post inspired by Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday […]

No Word of a Lie (Monday Limerick)

Bank account is empty – don’t know why, There’s no wine on this diet to buy, Not being funny It costs more money – For ‘super foods’ and that is […]

Family Life (Blogtober #5)

Banana for breakfast, Egg and avocado for lunch, Chicken potato soup, With roast carrot croutons to crunch. Healthy eating may not … Suit family life – just my hunch! PS […]

Zeal – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #378)

Beware of avid, Over-enthusiasm – When the worm doth turn. (Senryu) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #378 – Worm/Avid. Click through for the rules, if you too, would like to […]

Christmas Shopping (Blogtober #3)

Boyfriend’s downstairs mincing and chopping, Determined we should not be stopping; Sorting menus to dine With no glass of red wine – (Sigh) Guess it’s time to start Christmas Shopping! […]

Peaches – (Song Lyric Sunday)

I have chosen Peaches because The Stranglers (as part of the punk movement) released this during my teenage, defining year! Boyfriend is also a fan and we have been to […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #713)

It’s not been a good year for produce from the garden.  I guess; Spring came too early, too much rain this Summer, definitely not enough bees?  I’m no expert in […]

Deed – (Monday Limerick #14)

Steve is an old man in need, Of sorting his nephews’ greed, They all really care Who gets the best share – Best flayed in his dying deed! (Limerick) Post […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #706)

Today, I got to see Lydia for the second time this trip from Georgia to her Mother’s home in sleepy old Weymouth. It’s been 17 years since she went back […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #699)

We’ve been on our hols – the first one since the Rugby World Cup in Japan 2019 – such bliss even though I am now sat in the front of […]

Rhyme – (Monday Limerick #11)

Jane would only work ‘Just in Time’,  The ambition seemed quite sublime,  Except in a crunch  With no time for lunch,  It disturbed her rhythm and rhyme! (Limerick) Post inspired […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #685)

Phewee! I missed last week’s smile; I simply didn’t have time for so much as a wry grin! Boyfriend and I have been on the last few laps of several […]

Gold – (Monday Limerick #9)

Tom is both determined and bold, His aim is to go for … just gold, He knows not to stop When reaching for top: Each step is rewarded ninefold! (Limerick) […]

Expedition- (Tanka Tuesday #236)

When you set your sights On a goal that is worthwhile, Nothing will dissuade; Send you on a different path – To the one that lights the way (Tanka) Poem […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #672)

I’m a day late writing my weekly smile because, yesterday we went shopping for the long mused over motorhome. Boyfriend and I have got to that age where, two-man tenting […]

Shift – (Six Sentence Story #169)

We’re going for the shift A change in our thoughts, To stop future worry: what has been and what’s gone. We need to act upon, A movement in state. -o0o- […]

Blind – (One-Liner Wednesday)

“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” ― William Shakespeare Post inspired by Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday. Do click through for the […]

Scorch – (Monday Limerick #59)

There once was a comic called Brian, Whose wit was as hot as an iron, His words could scorch Like a blowtorch;Withal … he was more lamb – than lion! […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #664)

Huge smile yesterday and a fair few chuckles during the first half of The Duke’s Theatre Company and its adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. This is the first independent theatre […]

Centring – (Six Sentence Story #168)

Tense muscles, sweating palms A racing heart beat? Symptoms of stress related anxiety Stoking dubiety In your competence. -o0o- Choose instead to focus On the energy. It flows with vigorous […]