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Discussion story prompts of around 300 words

Weekly Smile – (3TC #517)

This week’s smile is a tad double-edged, bitter-sweet you might say. I finally got Dad’s estate sorted, as his executor, and distributed it, according to his wishes. For those of […]

Get To This – (Song Lyric Sunday)

Twas a toss up between this and Bowie’s Five Years. Whilst a massive fan, I really couldn’t face the depressive story. So we have instead, this upbeat, jolly, little song […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #510)

It’s been a lovely week. Lots of smiles to report. Boyfriend’s boy went to see his matrilineal kin for a couple of days before he headed back to sea on […]

新年快乐 / 新年快樂

Friday is film night in front of the box, The takeaway is less of a flummox With quite a full flagon And “Kiss of the Dragon”, Tonight we welcome the […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #503)

We’ve been clad in our working clothes most of the week, doing our level best to get a few more of those chores struck off my list of things to […]

True Colors – (Song Lyric Sunday)

Billy Steinberg originally wrote “True Colors” about his own mother. Tom Kelly altered the first verse and the duo originally submitted the song to Anne Murray, who passed on recording it, and then […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #496)

Remember last week, how I was hoping, optimistically, amongst other things, that the ensuite shower would be fixed? It wasn’t; and the plumber came back this morning for the third […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #489)

Last week, if I am honest, there wasn’t too much to smile about; there was an awful lot of angst one way or another. What’s more, whilst most of the […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #447)

On this spot in January 2021 – nothing amazing happened, it was a week of crossing off a whole load of little easy peasy jobs that so needed doing. Like […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #447)

I’ve been planning it, pretty much since August … when I say planning I probably mean ‘worrying’ about it. As usual, I finished honing the script on Wednesday – just […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #468)

Having started a huge project at the beginning of 2020 in the back garden, we are pleased that the end is almost in sight. Most of the work we have […]

Golden Years – (Song Lyric Sunday)

I have gone with another Bowie track, with tongue slightly in my cheek, given our current global position – however, there is always room for hope don’t you think? Musically, […]

Marginal – (Weekly Writing Prompt #190)

The difference between marvellous and brilliant was marginal but brilliant alliterated with the name of the product and that worked for her. It was all about putting bright ideas into […]

Mentors – (SSS & Rispetto Challenge)

Do not take notice of what’s making the rounds. If you really want to go the whole distance, Listen to how your heart sings, and how that sounds. Then, there’s […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #461)

We had a family get together on Boxing Day to bring Christmas joy to eight homes on both sides of the world. Five, here, in the UK at 10 in […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #454)

It’s been a week of myriad smiles.  Yay!  Although I do have to confess to having sobbed over a soppy film on Saturday called “About Time”.  I have subsequently bought […]

Languid – (Weekly Writing Prompt #188)

Her languid persona was something that really irritated her. It wasn’t so much that she thought her lazy; more that, her sister seemed to keep her figure without having to […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #447)

Awe! I got to have a get together with my Mum this week. The last time I saw her in real life was 20th September. She’ll be 90 next month, […]

Cherry Oh Baby – (Song Lyric Sunday)

I’ve gone with a cover of Eric Donaldson’s 1971 song by reggae group from England UB40. It’s on their 1983 album Labour Of Love. Feels like one of those ‘defining’ coming […]

Niggle – (Weekend Writing Prompt #187)

It had started to niggle, that rather irritating cough that wouldn’t go away – when working in the garden or worse when she left the house.  The brabbling drippy nose […]

Menu – (Six-Sentence Story)

The Christmas menu will be a little odd this year, there will be just the two of us and one has a shift on Christmas morning. We have planned a […]