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Public Speaking, Toastmasters, Talks, Key Notes, Prose and Poetry … Always learning …

Accomplished! – (One-Liner Wednesday)

“Energy rightly applied and directed will accomplish anything.” Nellie Bly Post inspired by Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday prompt “I won” – Do click through for the rules if you, too, would like […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #797)

We got to go on holiday last week. It’d been planned for quite some time; an invitation to join our great friends, Linda and Stevie; at a country lodge in […]

School (Song Lyric Sunday)

Supertramp is a British rock band formed in 1969 under the name Daddy before renaming themselves in early 1970. Though their music was initially categorised as progressive rock, they have […]

Lost – (Six Sentence Story #187)

When we make a mistake, all is not quite lost. Dance around on the wild side. Why ever not? Worry less of the opportunity cost, Take the big risk and […]

Solutions – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #385)

Leaf through solutions, When troubles pile into mounds – There’ll be an answer. (Haiku) Haiku inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #385 – Leaf/Mounds. Click through for the rules, if you too, […]

Lark (Monday Limerick #27)

Fashionista, Alexander McQueen, Was addicted to cocaine and caffeine, Got up with the lark Retired when t’was dark – And was productive ‘all’ hours in between! (Limerick) With thanks to […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #790)

Well, here we all are, after pretty much, two years of not seeing my family, due to “life” and Covid restrictions. The two little ones at the front are sharing […]

Surreal – (One-Liner Wednesday)

“The imaginary is what tends to become real.” André Breton Post inspired by Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday prompt “Surreal” – Do click through for the rules if you, too, would like to […]

Pride – (Weekly Decima)

Be proud of what you do and toast, All those who’ve helped you on your way … Opening every closed gateway; Commend what you do well, and boast. Beware others […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #783)

It’s been a couple of weeks since posted the weekly smile.  Apologies to all you kind peeps, who follow this regular update! 😉  There has been nothing of sort to […]

Black Star (Song Lyric Sunday)

I’ve been threatening to load some of Bowie’s later music and today’s Song Lyric Sunday prompt yelled out BlackStar.  IMO this video is such a stunning piece of visual art, […]

Abandoned- (One-Liner Wednesday)

“Art is never finished, only abandoned.” Leonardo da Vinci Post inspired by Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday prompt “Abandoned” – Do click through for the rules if you, too, would like to join […]

SAD … (Tanka Tuesday)

Right now Tis the SAD time Of the evolving year; Colourful leaves descend below – Nestling … Belying internal black storms – That monger mental health; Such dark days cause […]

A Better Future (Song Lyric Sunday)

A Better Future is a track from Bowie’s 2002 Album, Heathen. Bowie denied that any of the album’s songs were written after September 2001, though he admitted that the songs […]

Big Ben – (Weekly Haiku Prompt)

Snail gear releases,  Rack pin falls striking Big Ben –  Keeping pace with time. (Haiku) Haiku inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #382 – Snail/Pace. Click through for the rules, if you […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #762)

Last weekend, Boyfriend took Franny up to Bath to watch his team lose at Rugby again; making way for a girlie weekend with my Mum and Sis. It is the […]

Changes (Song Lyric Sunday + Blogtober #31)

The Saxophone Player’s wife has posted prompts throughout October which has helped me change my sporadic posting regime. Today’s prompt is ‘what we learnt in 2020’ – Thanks Caroline! To […]

Keepsake – (6SS + Blogtober #30)

I, Christine, Anchoress Of Shere parish cloth, Pledge my religion and deep faith to Jesus. He hears, feels and sees us; Everywhere in life. -o0o- Walled up in somber cell […]

Kindness? (Tanka Tuesday + Blogtober #29)

Much empathy from A good and generous heart, Will give kids Candy On a wet and windy night, Knowing they salute Samhain. (Tanka) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge. […]

Easily Amused- (One-Liner Wed + Blogtober#27)

“We do not remember days, we remember moments.”  Jennifer Niven, Post inspired by Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday prompt “Easily Amused” – Do click through for the rules if you, too, would like […]

Shrooms – (Weekly Haiku Prompt & Blogtober #26)

Grimble Gromble finds Something new among the pots –  Shrooms shrooms the Gnome croons (Haiku) Haiku inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #381 – Gnome/Pots. Click through for the rules, if you […]

Ring (Monday Limerick #22)

Sam became a life coach, last Spring,Soothing cark is really his thing,Can’t think of a planWhen s**t hits the fan –Why don’t you just give him a ring? (Limerick) With […]

Unbelievable – (Blogtober #23)

Orange Hunters Moon Truly unbelievable – Hanging in darkness (Haiku) Also linking with The Saxophone Player’s Wife #Blogtober troupe, for encouragement! Advertisements

Blue (Monday Limerick #21)

The cheerleader was feeling blue, What was wrong, she hadn’t a clue, No one was best pleased As she fiercely sneezed – Then, crawled back to bed with the flu! (Limerick) […]