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Discussion story prompts of around 300 words

Teenage Wildlife (Song Lyric Sunday)

Teenage Wildlife was track on the Scary Monster album. This was the first Bowie album I bought on release. I’m not sure that I ‘got’ how good this track was […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #839)

Boyfriend and I took Franny to Bath for the weekend, despite the poor weather outlook on Saturday.  Late afternoon, we made for the magnificent 15th Century abbey where, by luck, […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #832)

Last year, Boyfriend and his boy bought season tickets to watch their favourite rugby team, Bath. It’s not been a good run for them so far. This included the Boxing […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #818)

We had friends to stay on Saturday night. They had met up with their oldies in Weymouth for a cuddly catch up earlier that day, then came to ours for […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #811)

I have blog block … again! To be honest, I don’t think there is a better time to get it. There’s so much going on with Christmas just around the […]

TVC 15 (Song Lyric Sunday)

“TVC 15” is a song by English musician David Bowie, released on his 1976 album Station to Station. RCA Records later released it as the second single from the album on 30 April 1976. The upbeat […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]